Priest faces allegations he sexually abused child in parish

MANSFIELD – Priest Thomas P. Shoback, 60 according to authorities is facing three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, two counts of indecent assault, two counts of endangering the welfare of children.

Authorities say that the charges are in connection with the alleged multiple sexual assaults between Feb. 20, 1991, and Feb. 20, 1997, against an altar boy at St. Mary’s Parish Rectory who is now 32 years-of-age.