Thomas Fergus Tierney

Fr. Thomas Fergus Tierney, C.S.P.

Ordained: 1924
Assignments:
  • 1924-1926: Santa Susanna Church, Rome, Italy
  • 1926-1927: St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York, NY (NY)
  • 1927-1938: St. Philip Neri Church, Portland, OR (P)
  • 1938-1940: St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York, NY (NY)
  • 1940-1941: St. Andrew Church, Clemson, SC (CHR)
  • 1941-1950: St. Austin’s Church/Campus, TX (AUS)
  • 1950-1951: St. Ann’s Church, MA (BOS)
  • 1951-1952: St. Peter’s Church, Toronto, Canada
  • 1952-1953: St. Austin’s Church, Austin, TX (AUS)
  • 1953-1956: St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York, NY (NY)
  • 1956-1963: St. Andrew Church, Clemson, SC (CHR)
  • 1963-1964: St. Paul’s College, Washington, D.C. (WDC)
  • 1964-1970: Spiritual Director, AZ (TUC)
  • 1970-1972: St. Joseph’s College, Toronto, Canada
  • 1972: Retired; St. Peter’s Church, Toronto, Canada
  • 1972: Died

Fr. Thomas Tierney was ordained a Paulist priest. In 2019, he was named on the Paulist Fathers’ “List of Paulist Fathers with Credible Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor,” under the section “Deceased and Former Paulist Fathers with Credible Claims.” According to this list, a report was made 1993 alleging that Fr. Tierney sexually abused a minor in approximately 1943 in Austin, Texas. Fr. Tierney was also included in the Diocese of Tucson’s “List of Clergy and other Church Personnel Identified by the Diocese of Tucson with Assignments, Employment or Ministry Service in the Diocese about Whom the Diocese Is Aware of Credible Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Involving a Minor.”