Project Stand - Faces of Rape & Sexual Abuse Survivors

Phil Saviano

Phil Saviano, 50, Boston, MA

Sexually assaulted by the Rev. David Holley, a priest at St. Denis Catholic Church, between the ages of 11 and 13. In 1993, Holley was sentenced to 275 years in prison after pleading guilty to the sexual assault and aggravated sodomy of eight boys. He will be eligible for parole in the year 2011 at the age of 83. Saviano is currently the regional coordinator for the New England chapter of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests).