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The Congregation of St. Basil

Goodness.  Discipline.  Knowledge.

Headquarters 95 St. Joseph Street | Toronto, Ontario | M5S 3C2 | Canada

Basilians’ history (from the Basilian Fathers website)

Basilians’ “Work” (from the Basilian Fathers website)

 

 Charged, Sued or Accused

CAHILL:  Father Frederick Cahill csb

Basilian priest.  Ordained 04 July 1951.  Father Cahill was a priest and English teacher at Bishop Grandin from 1969 until his death in 1983. He also directed the Search program for youth in the Calgary diocese and was chaplain to the Columbus Boys’ Camp at Waterton Lakes National Park.

Lawsuit launched 2017 alleging abuse by Father Cahill while plaintiff was a student at Calgary Alberta

CERRETTO: Father Michael Cerretto csb

American. Studied at St. Michael’s College University, Toronto.  Former Principal St. Thomas High School, Houston, Texas. Arrested 1997 for exposing himself at an adult bookstore and movie theatre in Houston, Texas – put on administrative leave from St. Thomas HS after the arrest. Spent time in Toronto afterwards.

2011: Director on the Basilian Fathers of Toronto Board  (The Basilian Fathers of Toronto charity June 2011)  (also on the Board:  Fathers Kevin Storey, Thomas Rosica, Timothy Scott)

2005:   Secretary General for the Basilian Fathers of Toronto Board (Cerretto Secretary General Basilian Fathers of Toronto board)

2002: Father Michael Cerretto Secretary General for the Basilian Fathers of Toronto board (Father Ronald R. Fabbro Superior General – now Bishop of London, Ontario)

FALLONA:  Father Michael Fallona csb

Canadian.  Basilian priest. Ordained 1967.   Sued 2009 – allegations sex abuse of 13-year-old girl.

HANNAH:  Father Jack Hanna csb

American,  Studied at St. Michael’s College University, Toronto.

February 2013 suspended from teaching (at St. Thomas High School, Houston, Texas) and ministry for “misconduct”

08 March 2013: St. Thomas teacher resigns due to misconduct

08 March 2013:  Message to St Thomas High School alumni re Father Jack Hanna csb

27 February 2013: Happy Hands …..Hanna????

MARSHALL:  Father William Hodgson Marshall csb

LAICIZED.  Canadian. Formerly Basilian priest.   Ordained 1951.  Taught in Basilian schools and served in various communities including: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Sudbury, Ontario;  Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; Windsor Ontario.   GUILTY pleas 2011 to numerous charges related to sex abuse of young boys and one female.  Died 2014.

O’KEEFE:  Father Kenneth O’Keefe csb

Canadian. Basilian priest.  Ordained 1958.  August 2010 charged.  GUILTY pleas 2012 and 2013.  No jail time.  Living in Toronto

WHYTE:  Father Robert Whyte csb

Canadian.  Basilian priest.  Ordained 1947.  Sent for “treatment” in 1977 then back teaching.   1990 GUILTY plea to indecently assaulting young boys over 20 year period.    Died 2014.

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2011: The Basilian Fathers of Toronto (chimp 2011 registered charity info)

From the Basilian Newsletter June 1999

The General Council created the Basilian Fathers Charitable Fund Committee. Its members are: R. O’Halloran (chair), R. Kasun, F. Mizzi, P. Quanz, M. Restivo.

Human Development fund Grants 1999

Project(s) Empowerment of Rural Women Through Income Generation Program (India)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Michael Selvaraj

Project(s) LIGHT House Lodge (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 7,500.00
endorsement: Fr. William A. Riegel, CSB

Project(s) YAY Youth Volunteer “Child Abuse Awareness Training Program” (Canada)
Amount awarded: 1,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Alain Guevremont

Project(s) Immersion Into Poverty (Mexico)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Denis April, CSB

Project(s) People Empowerment for Christ (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: Fr. J.Abercrombie, CSB

Project(s) Religious Education African Project (REAP) (Canada [for Nigeria and Ghana])
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Brian Hogan, CSB

Project(s) Camp for Refugee – Children from Bosnia (Slovenia)
Amount awarded: 2,000.00
endorsement: Dr. Franc Rode, Archbishop of Ljubljana

Project(s) Training of Catechists and Pastoral Workers (part II) (Philippines)
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Ted Valencia, CSB

Project(s) Corazón a Corazón-Mujeres Unidas, US; Mujeres Unidas, Mexico; Prison Ministry, St. Albert the Great Newman Center (United States and Mexico)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Michael Cerretto, CSB

Project(s) Jardín de los Niños (United States)
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Bishop Ricardo Ramírez, CSB

Project(s) Children’s Radio Hour (Mexico)
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Gordon Walker, CSB

Project(s) Prevention Agricultural Child Labour (India)
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Rt. Rev. M. Joji, Bishop of Vijayawada

Project(s) Children’s Home of St. Lucia (St. Lucia)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: Fr. W. H. Marshall, CSB

Project(s) The Walk Against Male Violence (Canada)
Amount awarded: 1,000.00
endorsement: Fr. John Gallagher, CSB

Project(s) Farm Campaign for the Jerome Kids Foundation Inc (Canada)
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Michael Lehman, CSB

Project(s) Doña Ana County Colonias Development Council (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Bishop Ricardo Ramírez, CSB

Project(s) Operation Book Bowl: Save Books, Enrich Minds, Books for Bicol: Building Justice, Peace and Solidarity with Filipinos (Philippines)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Donald E. McCarthy, CSB

Project(s) Bakery and Kitchen (Canada)
Amount awarded: 1,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) Sri Kanyakumari Gurukula Orphanage (SKGA) (India)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert A. Repicky, CSB

Project(s) Mexico Immersion/Solidarity Program (Mexico and Canada)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) India Immersion/Solidarity Program (India and Canada)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) Central America Immersion/Solidarity Program (Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Canada)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) African Sahel Immersion/Solidarity Program (Ghana and Canada)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) Globalization of Theology Program (Peru and Canada)
Amount awarded: 2,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Brian Hogan, CSB

Project(s) Pre-Release Program (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Joe Trovato, CSB

Project(s) Individual Advocacy and Newsletter (Canada)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) Education, Peace and Love (Colombia
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Francisco Amico, CSB

Project(s) HEAR US (Canada)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Mr. William L. May, CSB

Project(s) Tutoring Supplemented by Videophone Conferencing (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Duggan, CSB

Project(s) Casa Esperanza Playground Renovation (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Fr. J. Michael Miller, CSB

Project(s) Alternative Break/Immersion Trip (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 1,200.00
endorsement: Fr. Mitch Dowalgo, CSB

Project(s) The Women’s Program (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Gordon Judd, CSB

Project(s) Holy See Internship Program at United Nations – New York City (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 4,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

Project(s) Newman Centre Outreach to the Poor (Canada)
Amount awarded: 7,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

Project(s) Romanian Orphanage (Rumania)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

Project(s) Colombian Earthquake/Youth Centre (Colombia)
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

Project(s) Basilian Volunteer Program in the Holy Land (Israel)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

Project(s) Promoting Formal Education for Rural Children (India)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: + M. John, Bishop of Eluru

Project(s) Create Socio-Economic Consciousness and Sustainability Among the Tribal People (India)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: Rt. Rev. M. John, Bishop of Eluru

Project(s) La Salle Residence Project (Canada)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Mario D’Souza, CSB

Project(s) ASPS: Community Heath Programme (El Salvador)
Amount awarded: 2,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Brian Sweeney

Project(s) CED/Local Community Development and Childcare (Mexico)
Amount awarded: 2,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Brian Sweeney

Project(s) Poltava (Ukraine) Community Health Auxiliary (Ukraine)
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Richard Kinsky, CSB

Project(s) Sunshine Community School (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 2,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Duggan, CSB

Project(s) Woodworking School “The Centre” (St. Lucia)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Clair Watrin, CSB

Project(s) Women’s Sewing Skills School – Level II (St. Lucia)
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Clair Wattrin, CSB

Project(s) Rebuilding Community for the 21st Century (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Duggan, CSB

Project(s) Maranatha (Canada)
Amount awarded: 1,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Ed Kline, CSB

Project(s) Jeremiah Project Community Empowerment Project (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Duggan, CSB

Project(s) Rittenhouse: A New Vision (Canada)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Mr. Bill May, CSB

Project(s) Canadian Ecumenical Jubilee Initiate (Canada)
Amount awarded: 5,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Leo Walsh, CSB

Project(s) Dominican Republic Experience 2000 (Dominican Republic)
Amount awarded: 1,400.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) NPP Implementation Year Four (United States of America)
Amount awarded: 3,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert J. Duggan, CSB

Project(s) Project of building of latrines in remote villages (Africa)
Amount awarded: 3,500.00
endorsement: Albert Zinsou (Religious Leader)

Project(s) People Freedom (Avrankou (Africa)
Amount awarded: 2,000.00

Project(s) Refugee Help in Refugee Hands Project (Canada)
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Mr. Blair Witzel

Project(s) Capacity Building for Human Rights on Gender Advocacy (Uganda, Zimbabwe and Canada)
Amount awarded: 2,500.00
endorsement: Fr. Robert Holmes, CSB

Project(s) Magnificat (Brazil)
Amount awarded: 2,000.00
endorsement: Fr. Paul James, CSB

 

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