Fr. Joseph C. Towle, S.J.: Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Joseph C. Towle, S.J.

Father Joseph Towle
Ordained: 1966
  • 1968-1971: St Ignatius Retreat House at Insafada, North Hills, NY (RVC)
  • 1971-1978: Mount Manrea Retreat House, Staten Island, NY (NY)
  • 1979-1983: Jesuit Provincial’s Office, Bronx, NY (NY)
  • 1984-1997: Manida St. Jesuit Community, Bronx, NY (NY)
  • 1997-2002: St. Ignatius School, Bronx, NY (NY)
  • 2003: Unknown
  • 2004-2009: West Side Jesuit Community, New York, NY (NY)
  • 2009-2010: Unknown
  • 2011-2012: Jesuit Community of the Immaculate Conception, New York, NY (NY)
  • 2013-2016: Unknown
  • 2016: Died

Fr. Joseph C. Towle was ordained a priest of the Jesuit order. In 2016, Fr. Towle was named on the Jesuit’s Northeast Province’s list of “USA Northeast Province Jesuits with Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor” where it is stated that in 1991, a report was made in which Fr. Towle was accused of abusing a minor in 1971. Fr. Towle’s whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he had access to children from 2013 until his death are unknown.