Catholic Priest

David A. Ernst

Ordained: 1954

Multiple accusers over the years. Sex education teacher for boys at Our Lady Help of Christians parochial school in East Orange, where he was assigned 1954-1969. Died 3/26/88. At least one claim against Ernst included in 10/04 $1M settlement between Archdiocese and individuals who claimed abuse by 9 priests. Also worked in parishes in Ridgefield Park, Rutherford, Union City and Wyckoff. On archdiocese’s list 2/13/19.