Publication With Respect to Archdiocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Child
66 Brooks Drive
Braintree, MA 02184
 
 

Contacts

 
 
Mark Dunderdale, Esq.
Director of the Office of Professional Standards and Oversight
Office: 617-746-5624
Jay Crowley
Delegate for Investigations
Office: 617-746-5639
Vivian Soper
Director of Office of Pastoral Support and Child Protection
Office: 617-746-5995
Lisa Cutulle
Director of the Office for Background Screening
Office: 617-746-5840
Maureen DiMilla
Director of the Office of Child Advocacy
Office: 617-746-5996

Publication With Respect to Archdiocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Child

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W. James Nyhan

Category: A. Cases That Have Been Concluded Canonically, Either By Dismissal or Sentence to Life of Prayer and Penance, or Criminally, Either By Plea or Conviction.
Year Of Birth: 1945
Year Of Ordination: 1973

Status

Pled Guilty to Criminal Charges (2006); Dismissed (2007)

Assignment History:

Associate Pastor
St Ambrose Parish
Dorchester
12/11/73 - 06/04/79
Chaplain
Juvenile Court
Dorchester
01/01/75 - 06/04/79
Lend Lease
Diocese of Charleston, SC
Charleston, SC
06/05/79 - 07/07/80
Associate Pastor
St Brendan Parish
Dorchester
07/08/80 - 07/31/83
Chaplain
Bishop Fenwick HS
Peabody
08/01/83 - 03/12/87
Technical Assistant
St Mary's
Salem
03/12/87 - 05/31/94
Non-Parish Ministry
High School Chaplain
08/01/83 - 06/30/94
Chaplain
Bishop Fenwich HS
Peabody
03/12/87 - 07/01/94
Parochial Vicar
Blessed Sacrament Parish
Saugus
07/01/94 - 05/31/95
Parochial Vicar
Sacred Heart Parish
East Boston
06/01/95 - 10/24/95
No Assignment

10/25/95 - 01/31/96
Non-Parish Ministry
Priestly Renewal
02/01/96 - 05/08/96
Priestly Renewal
St Mary
Salem
02/01/96 - 05/08/96
Administrator
Nativity Parish
Merrimac
05/09/96 - 08/12/96
No Assignment

08/13/96 - 08/31/96
Technical Assistant/In Residence
Immaculate Conception Parish
Cambridge
09/01/96 - 08/02/99
Pastor
St Mary Parish
Billerica
08/02/99 - 02/20/04
Administrative Leave

01/01/01 - 02/23/07



Undoubtedly, in this first effort to provide a listing, there will be errors and omissions, and the Archdiocese would ask that anyone with additional information or corrections contact the Delegate for Investigations at 617-746-5639.