Br Romuald Cable (Francis William Cable)

Br Romuald Cable, also known as Brother Romuald born 3 May 1932 became a Marist Brother in 1952. 

In 2013 to 2015 criminal case, he was charged with around 60 charges of sexual aubse offences committed against 22 children.  Br Romuald was convicted in 2015 regarding 19 of his victims.  The indecent assaults were heard in Newcastle Local Court, and the indecent assaults were upon former students at Marist Brothers College, Hamilton and Marist Brothers College Maitland, and Pagewood School.  Sexual abuses are reported to have occurred as early as

Schools and institutions Br Romuald worked at includes, but is not limited to:

·         St Vincent's Boys Home, Westmead, in western Sydney (late 1950s);

·         Marist Brothers Maitland (early 1960s);

·         Marist Brothers Parramatta (in the 1960s before transferring to Pagewood);

·         Marist Brothers Kogarah (from 1968 into the 1970s);

·         Marist Brothers Dundas (mid-1970s).

·         Between 1978 and 1989, Francis William Cable left the Marist Brothers, and worked as a lay teacher at St Edmunds Christian Brothers College, Canberra. 

The findings of the Royal Commission for Case Study 43 inquired into the Response of the Marist Brothers in relation to the allegations of sexual abuse by Br Romuald, the Report of Findings in relation to Case Study 43 are not currently available. (11 September 2019). 

Cable is currently serving time at Long Bay Jai and will be eligible for parole in 2026.