Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferns was not made aware of Maskell's presence in Ireland by the Archdiocese and was only discovered after Maskell performed Mass without approval. Stella Maris, Timonium, Maryland. In , the first sexual abuse allegation against Maskell was made public by Wehner. However, Maskell continued to practice psychology. Main article: Murder of Catherine Cesnik. Lawyers representing the Archdiocese were able to drop the second lawsuit due to statute of limitations.