Superior Hieromonk Angelus Ferrar

Aliases:
  • Phillip Ferrar
  • Phillip Ferrara
  • Angelus Ferrara
Superior Hieromonk Angelus Ferrar
Superior Hieromonk Angelus Ferrar

Superior Hieromonk Angelus Ferrar is a priest in the Melkite Greek-Catholic Eparchy of Newton. He is assigned to the Our Lady of Solitude Cloister and Retreat, a monastery and working farm in Warren Center, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

In March of 2011 the 48 year old Ferrar was charged with 3 counts of corruption of a minor and 3 counts of indecent assault of a person under the age of 16. All are misdemeanor counts. The priest is accused of molesting a 14 year old boy who was staying at the retreat with his family. After being charged he was released on his own recognizance.

On September 6, 2011, Ferrar pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor indecent assault charge. He was sentenced to six months to 2 years in state prison and given a $750 fine on October 20, 2011.