In 2002, Fr. Alfred Gallant of the Archdiocese of New York was accused of child sexual abuse. He was removed from ministry by the Archdiocese of New York. In 2005, Fr. Gallant was sentenced to a life of prayer and penance by the Vatican. As of 2005, he had not been laicized.
Fr. Alfred Gallant was ordained in 1962 and worked at parishes in Pine Bush, Staten Island, Newburgh, Millbrook, Monticello, Ossining, and Livingston Manor, NY. He is the brother of Fr. John Gallant, who is also an accused abuser.
Fr. Alfred Gallant worked at the following locations:
1963-1965: Infant Savior, Pine Bush, NY
1966-1968: St. Ann’s, Staten Island, NY
1969-1974: St. Francis of Assisi, Newburgh, NY
1975-1978: St. Joseph’s, Millbrook, NY
1979-1980: St. Peter’s, Monticello, NY
1982-1984: St. Augustine’s, Ossining, NY
1985-1996: St. Aloysius, Livingston Manor, NY
2001-2002: Infant Savior, Pine Bush, NY