Joseph E. Lawlor
J. Edward Lawlor
Priest, Archdiocese of Toronto. Ordained 08 June 1946. 2010 lawsuit launched alleging sexual abuse of nine-year-old altar boy – abuse started around 1974.
The case was settled through mediation in late 2014
The following information is drawn from those copies of the Canadian Catholic Church Directory (CCCD) which I have on hand and the Statement of Claim (SC)
14 June 2003: Died (Archdiocese of Toronto Shepherd’s Trust).
Buried in St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Orillia, Ontario) (Father Joseph Edward Lawlor St Michael’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Orillia, Ontario)
2002, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1998, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992: 315 Laclie, Apt. 7, Orillia, Ontario, L3V 4N9 (CCCD)
1985-85: Lot 11, Con 13, Bass Lake, Cold Water, Ontario, L0K 1E0 Ph: 705-325-2072 (CCCD)
1980: Pastor, St. Paul the Apostle, Alliston, with Permanent Deacons J. Duncan and G. Wilson. (CCCD) There was also a mission at Our Lady of Grace in Angus which seems to have been served by Fathers A. B. McRae and J.E. Boudreau. (CCCD)
1973-74, 1971-72: Pastor, St. Philip the Apostle, Oshawa, Ontario (CCCD)
approx. 1974: sex abuse of nine year-old boy altar boy commenced. The abuse transpired at Lawlor’s cottage on Bass Lake, Ontario (SC)
1973: St. Philip the Apostle, Oshawa, Ontario (SC)
“Rev. J. E. Lawlor, parish priest of the Wildfield-Bolton parish, is being transferred to the Parish of St. Philip, Oshawa. He had nine very active years here”
1960-1969: Pastor, St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Wildfield, Ontario. (Father J. E. Lawlor leaving St Patricks in Wildfield after nine years)
1968-69, 1967: Pastor, St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Wildfield, Ontario. Residence RR #5 in Bolton, ON. Mission at Holy Family in Bolton, Peel (CCCD)
1966: Pastor when Holy Family Elementary School in Bolton, Ontario opened in 1966 ( www_holyfamilybolton_ca)
1959: assisting at St. Anselme Roman Catholic Church. Toronto. Pastor Father F. Caulfield. Also assisting was Father H. Ives (CCCD)
1953-58: St Gregory the Great Roman Catholic Church, Oshawa, Ontario (external link)
June 1950: Blue Banner, June 1950 Page 2 (Blue Banner is the Year Book of St. Michael’s College School Old Boy’s Association yearbook)
Father Thomas Lawlor, ’39-41, will sing his First Solemn Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Coldwater at 10 a.m. He will be assisted by Father A. Marshman, archpriest; Father Joseph Coleman, deacon; Father J. E. Lawlor, subdeacon. Father E. J. McCorkell C.S.B., will preach.
08 June 1946: ORDAINED