The Reno Catholic Diocese of Reno released the names of 12 former Northern Nevada priests who had been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors, in their press release.
In that release, the following had served at St. Brendans Catholic Church in Eureka. Those listed are as follows:
• Florence Flahive (deceased) – Served St. Brendans from 1947-1948
• Timothy Ryan (deceased) – Served St. Brendans from 1953-1954
Anyone who has been abused is urged to contact local law enforcement. Victim assistance coordinators are available from the diocese and can be reached by contacting the Diocesan Victim’s Assistance Hotline at 1-844-669-8911.