Fr. James McDermott: Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. James McDermott

Ordained: 1981
  • 1982-1984: St. Jude the Apostle, Wynantskill, NY (ALB)
  • 1985-1994: St. James’, Albany, NY (ALB)
  • 1995-1996: Absent on Leave
  • 1997: Resigned
  • 1998-2019: Unknown


Notes: Fr. James McDermott worked in the Diocese of Albany until his resignation in 1997. The Diocese of Albany publicly named Fr. McDermott on its lists of “Clergy Credibly Accused While Serving in the Diocese of Albany.” The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, are unknown. Fr. McDermott’s current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.