Msgr. Thomas Patrick Barry: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Msgr. Thomas Patrick Barry

Ordained: 1939

Assignments within the Archdiocese/Diocese(s) in Colorado: Denver


  • 1940-1944: St. Patrick’s, Denver, CO (DEN)
  • 1945-1954: St. Peter, Kremmling, CO (DEN)
  • 1955-1970: Annunciation, Denver, CO (DEN)]
  • 1971-1976: St. Joseph’s, Golden, CO (DEN)
  • 1977: Retired; St. Joan of Arc, Arvada, CO (DEN)
  • 1978-1986: Retired; c/o 200 Josephine St., Denver, CO 80206; Does Special Assignments for Archdiocese (DEN)
  • 1987-1990: Retired; 435 Pennwood Cir., Englewood, CO 80110 (DEN)
  • 1987-2003: Retired; All Souls Church, Englewood, CO (DEN)
  • 2003: Died

Msgr. Thomas Barry was ordained a priest in the Archdiocese of Denver. Msgr. Barry was accused in a 2007 lawsuit of sexually abusing a minor girl in approximately 1970 after she moved in with him to escape home difficulties. Msgr. Barry was included in the Colorado Attorney General’s Special Master’s Report on “Roman Catholic Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children in Colorado from 1950 to 2019.”