Fr. Jack Kennington worked at the following locations:
Fr. Kennington was ordained a Roman Catholic priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer ("Redemptorists") in 1959. He was assigned to parishes in the Archdiocese of New York and the Archdiocese of Baltimore, in addition to working as a priest in Brazil for nearly two decades. From 1995 to 2005, Fr Kennington lived at the Redemptorist residence, Mt. St. Alphonsus, in Esopus, New York, within the Archdiocese of New York. In 2009, the Redemptorists celebrated Fr. Kennington's 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, and as of 2016 he remained a Redemptorist priest in good standing. Fr. Kennington currently lives at the Redemptorist Fathers of New York residence in Brooklyn. His access to and proximity to children is unknown.
Fr. Kennington has been accused of sexual abuse by at least two individuals, a sister and brother pair who were parishioners of Most Holy Redeemer in Manhattan, New York, at the time of abuse. According to the allegations, Fr. Kennington sexually abused the siblings between 1984 and 1987, beginning when the girl was 11 years old and the boy was 8 years old. The brother filed a suit in 1993, which settled in 2001, but the sister was unable to sue because the statute of limitations had expired.