Cletus Bernard McGorry

Fr. Cletus Bernard (Bernard C., Bernard J., Bernard McGorry) McGorry, S.A.

Ordained: 1952
Assignments:
  • 1952-1953: St. Paul’s Friary, Graymoor, NY (NY)
  • 1954-1955: Our Lady of the Atonement, Valley Falls, RI (PRO)
  • 1955-1956: St. Paul’s Friary, Graymoor, NY (NY)
  • 1956-1959: St. Anthony’s, Hereford, TX (AMA)
  • 1960-1961: St. Joseph’s Friary, Saranac Lake, NY (OG)
  • 1960-1962: Ray Brook Sanatorium, Saranac Lake, NY (OG)
  • 1963-1967: St. Anthony’s, Hereford, TX (AMA)
  • 1968: Unknown
  • 1969: Our Lady of Atonement, Kinston, NC (R)
  • 1970: Unknown
  • 1971: St. Paul’s Friary, Graymoor, NY (NY)
  • 1972-1973: Unknown
  • 1974-1979: St. Anthony’s, Hereford, TX (AMA)
  • 1980-1985: Generalate of the Friars of Atonement, Village State, NY (NY)
  • 1985-1986: St. Ann’s of Bovina, Amarillo, TX (AMA)
  • 1987-1988: St. Anthony’s, Hereford, TX (AMA)
  • 1989: Unknown
  • 1990-1991: St. John Baptist de la Salle, Shillington, PA (ALN)
  • 1992: Unknown
  • 1993: Died

Fr. Cletus McGorry was ordained a priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement. Fr. McGorry is included on the Diocese of Amarillo’s List of “Clergy with credible accusation[s] of sexual abuse of minors,” released on January 31st, 2019. In the early 1950s and in approximately 1971, Fr. McGorry was assigned to St. Paul’s Friary in Graymoor, New York, located within the Archdiocese of New York. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown.