Catholic Priest

John Lugowski

Ordained: 1976

Father Lugowski, a former Franciscan priest, reportedly served St. Joseph Church in Endicott from 1981 to 1984. Lugowski pleaded guilty in 1987 and resigned from the priesthood in 1989 after serving eight months in jail for felony sodomy and sexual abuse of a 10-year-old boy. Lugowski has been quoted saying that he knew his victims through the YMCA.