Fr. Ralph Di Pasquale, O.F.M.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Ralph Di Pasquale, O.F.M.

Ordained: 1956
  • 1957-1959: Unknown
  • 1960-1972: Immaculate Conception Seminary, Troy, NY (ALB)
  • 1973-1979: Immaculate Conception, Schenectady, NY (ALB)
  • 1980-1983: Provincialate, New York, NY (NY)
  • 1984-1990: Unknown
  • 1991-1996: Immaculate Conception Provincialate Office, New York, NY (NY)
  • 1997-2003: Franciscan Province of the Immaculate Conception, New York, NY (NY)
  • 2004-2006: Unknown
  • 2006: Died

Fr. Ralph Di Pasquale, O.F.M., was ordained a priest of the Franciscan Order of the Immaculate Conception. In a
2004 lawsuit, the Diocese of Albany and the Franciscan Order of the Immaculate Conception were accused of knowing
about child sexual abuse by Fr. Di Pasquale since 1976. The survivor who filed the lawsuit was sexually abused by Fr.
Di Pasquale at a home for troubled teens from 1972 to 1982. Fr. Di Pasquale’s status as a priest, his whereabouts, and
whether he had access to children from 2004 until his death are unknown.