The sentencing of Patrick Kennedy, 55, followed his change of plea to guilty on three charges involving sexual offences.
Boone Chancellor (seat vacant) (CCCD) contact for The Diocesan Review (Monthly Church Paper) (CCCD) 1973-74: Chancellor (Bishop Richard T.
Mc Grath) (CCCD) 1971-72: assisting at Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Corner Brook, Newfoundland (Rector Father Gerald W Hull ) (Bishop Richard T. Bennet (Administrator) (Father Bennett entered guilty plea in 1990.
Charges stayed indefinitely because accuser failed to show (health issues).
late 1989 or early 1990 charged one count gross indecency and one of indecent assault dating from 1966 when Boone was a teacher at Regina High School in Corner Brook.
Kennedy’s lawyer argued for a suspended sentence, noting his client has a heart condition, has never before been in trouble with the law and has suffered mental anguish since being arrested last Nov. But Justice Roberts said a jail term was necessary to demonstrate that sexual offenders cannot prey on young people.
FACES OTHER CHARGES Kennedy faces three other charges on sexual offences related to another complainant.