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Rev. Finian (Robert) McDonald, O.S.B.
Current Monk at St. John's Abbey: Yes
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Currently under supervision for sexual misconduct.
If you see this monk around children or vulnerable adults,
please consider contacting the authorities immediately.


Allegations of Abuse and/or Misconduct
Fr. Finian McDonald has at least five victims. The first instance of known abuse occurred in the mid-1970's. The last, involving a naked massage and (denied) request to fondle the victim occurred in the 1980's. According to a former monk who spoke with McDonald, McDonald admitted to being a sex addict who couldn't control himself.
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Born: Available but not Published
Hometown: Available but not Published
Professed: July 11, 1956
Ordained: June 2, 1962
Listed as an Active Monk in 2012: Yes
First Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 1957
Last Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 2012*
* Ordo data available not yet available for 2013 or 2014.

Possible names for Rev. Finian (Robert) McDonald, O.S.B.:
Fr. Finianus McDonald, Father Finianus McDonald
Fr. Finian McDonald, Father Finian McDonald
Fr. Robertus McDonald, Father Robertus McDonald
Fr. Robert McDonald, Father Robert McDonald

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Updated December, 2013