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Brother Robert Ryan (also known as “Brother Bob Ryan”) was a longtime teacher, administrator and school counselor at schools run by the Marist Brothers (or “Marist Brothers of the Schools”), a Catholic religious order.

Br. Ryan joined the Marists in 1951.  Between 1955 and 1992, Br. Ryan was assigned to numerous schools across the United States.  Although our investigation is continuing, evidence suggests that Br. Ryan may have been assigned to the following schools during the time period indicated:

1952–54: Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY) — Student (B.A.)
1954–64: Mt. St. Michael Academy (Bronx, NY) — Teacher
1960–64: St. John’s University (Jamaica, NY) — Students (M.A.)
1964–67: St. Agnes High School (New York, NY) — Teacher
1967–71: Marist High School (Chicago, IL) — Teacher
1971: Sabbatical (Switzerland)
1972–75: Marist High School (Chicago, IL) — Assistant Principal
1975–79: Marist High School (Eugene, OR) — Vice Principal
1979–82: Mount St. Michael (Bronx, NY) — Principal
1982–88: St. Mary’s High School (Manhasset, NY) — Counselor
1988–91: Marist High School (Eugene, OR) — Counselor

Br. Ryan was also known to be a long-time summer staff member at Camp Marist near Lake Ossipee in New Hampshire.

Br. Bob Ryan is the subject of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct towards children. The Marist Brothers deny having prior knowledge of the danger posed by Br. Robert Ryan.  We are investigating on behalf of victims and are interested in speaking to anyone who knew Br. Ryan.

If you have any information about Brother Robert Ryan, please contact Crew Janci LLP using the confidential consultation form below or give us a call at 1-888-407-0224. The information you provide may help the victims of Catholic sexual abuse by Br. Ryan.

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