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Priests incardinated for the Diocese of Fresno: The following priests were ordained or incardinated for the Diocese of Fresno and have been determined to face a credible accusation of sexual abuse of a minor while serving in the  Diocese of Fresno.

Name Current Status Assignments in the Diocese of Fresno

Angelino, Rev. Henry

Ordained
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno 1943

Deceased
1986

1944   Assistant Pastor,
           St. John’s Cathedral

1946   Assistant Pastor,
           Our Lady of Mercy,
           Merced

1946   Left the Diocese for
           residential care

1947   Assistant Pastor,
           St. Mary, Delano

1948   Our Lady of Lourdes,
           Le Grand

1952   Sacred Heart, Merced

1952   Left the Diocese of Fresno

Boyle, Rev. John

Ordained 1941 for the
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1987

1941   St. Catherine, Dinuba

1944   St. John’s Cathedral, Fresno

1948   St. Catherine’s, Dinuba

1952   Enlists in the US Air Force,
           leaves the Diocese of Fresno

Chavez, Rev. Gerald

Ordained 1973 for the
Diocese of Fresno

Deceased
2020

1973   Assistant Pastor,
           St. Therese, Fresno

1975   Assistant Pastor,
           St. Brigid, Hanford

1976   Assistant Pastor,
           St. Joseph, Los Banos

1979   Associate Pastor,
           Our Lady of
Perpetual
           Help, Clovis

1980   Pastor, St. Joseph, Avenal

1984   Pastor, Holy Family,
           Kingsburg, and

           Santa Cruz Mission,
           New London

1988   Pastor,
           Sacred Heart Parish, Merced;

           Parochial Vicar,
           Our Lady of Mercy
           and
St. Patrick,
           Merced

1989   Parochial Vicar,
           Our Lady of Guadalupe,
           Bakersfield

1991   Administrator,
           Our Lady of Perpetual
           Help, Bishop

1995   Pastor,
           Our Lady of Perpetual
           Help, Bishop

2001   Pastor, Our Lady of
           Lourdes, Corcoran

2005   Pastor, St. Peter,
           Lemoore

2010   Parochial Vicar,
           St. Anne, Porterville

2011   Parochial Vicar,
           St. Francis of Assisi,
           Bakersfield

2013   Medical leave of absence

2014   Sacramental Priest,
           St. Aloysius,
           Tulare

2016   Chaplain/In residence,
           Nazareth House, Fresno

2017   Retired for Medical Issues

Collins, Rev. James

Ordained 1933
Diocese of Derry,
Ireland,
Incardinated 1949

Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1977

1947      Parochial Vicar,
              St. Peter Prince of Apostles,
              Lemoore

1949      Administrator, St. Joseph, Avenal

1952      Pastor, St. Mary, Buttonwillow

Crowley, Rev.  Msgr. Fred

Ordination 1934,
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1972

1935    Assistant, San Luis Obispo

1935    Assistant, St. Francis, Bakersfield

1939    Assistant, St Patrick, Watsonville

1942    Assistant, Sacred Heart, Hollister

1944    Assistant,
            St. Peter Prince of Apostles,
            Lemoore

1945    Assistant, Holy Cross, Santa Cruz

1945    Pastor, Santa Rosa, Lone Pine

1948    Vicar Substitute,
            Our Lady of Lourdes, Corcoran

1956    Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes, Corcoran

1967    Temp. Assistant, St. Anthony, Atwater

1969    Pastor, St. Anthony, Atwater

1971    Retired

Davis, Rev. Robert

Ordained 1997

Faculties
Suspended
2004

Laicization
in process

1997   Parochial Vicar, St. Philip the Apostle, Bakersfield

1999   Administrator, St. Isidore the Farmer, Orange Cove

2000   Pastor, St. Isidore the Farmer, Orange Cove

2003   Pastor, St. Patrick, Kerman

Farrell, Rev. Thomas

Ordained 1935 for the
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1962

1936   Assistant Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi, Bakersfield

1939   Assistant Pastor, St. Patrick’s, Watsonville

1940   Assistant Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi, Bakersfield

1943   Assistant Pastor, St. John’s Cathedral, Fresno

1943   Faculties suspended

1945   Left the Diocese of Fresno

Gabriel, Rev. Benjamin S.

Ordained 1945 for the
Archdiocese of Lipa, Philippines.
Incardinated for the
Diocese of Fresno 1979

Deceased
1986

1971   Supply ministry Christ the King, Oildale

1971   Supply ministry, St. Catherine of Siena, Dinuba

1971   Supply ministry, Christ the King,
             Oildale, St. Thomas, Arvin;
             St.John the Evangelist, Wasco

1971   Associate Pastor,
             Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Clovis

1973   Administrator, St Jude, Earlimart

1979   Retired

1984   Vicarius Substitus, St. Jude, Earlimart

Garcia, Rev. Louis

Ordained 1963,
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Unknown

Faculties
suspended
1981

1963   Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph, Selma

1966   Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony of Padua, Fresno

1967   Temp. Administrator, St. Francis, Mojave

1967   Parochial Vicar, St. Mary, Sanger

1970   Pastor, St. Thomas, Goshen

1971   Parochial Vicar,
              Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Bakersfield

1971   Temp. Parochial Vicar,
              St. Anthony of Padua, Reedley

1975   Parochial Vicar,
              St. Francis of Assisi, Bakersfield

1978   Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony of Padua, Fresno

1979   Parochial Vicar, St. Anne, Porterville

1979   Chaplain, Porterville State Hospital, Porterville

1981   Parochial Vicar, St. Helen, Fresno

Gamel, Rev. Robert

Ordained 1990

Retired
with no faculties

1990   Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Victory, Fresno

1991   Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony of Padua, Fresno

1993   Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph, Los Banos

1994   Temp. Administrator,
               St. Joseph, Boron and Our Lady
               of Lourdes, California City

1994   Temp. Parochial Vicar,
               Our Lady of Perpetual Help,
               Bakersfield

1994   Administrator, Christ the King, Bakersfield

1996   Pastor, St. Joseph, Boron and
              Our Lady of Lourdes

1999   Pastor, St. Ann, Ridgecrest

2009   Pastor, St. Joseph, Los Banos

2014   Faculties permanently removed

Gaynor, Rev. John J.

Ordained 1935 for the
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1953

1935   Associate, St. Mary, Visalia

1936   Second Assistant, St. Patrick, Watsonville

1938   Leave from ministry due to medical illness

1940   Faculties revoked

1941   Left the Diocese of Fresno
              without permission,
              whereabouts unknown

Haskins, Rev. Edward

Ordained 1933,
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1981

1940   Army Chaplain

1940   Sacred Heart, Lindsay

1946   St. Francis of Assisi, Bakersfield

1947   San Juan Bautista

1950   Assistant, St. Angela, Pacific Grove

1965   Assistant, St. Lucy, Fowler

1974    Retired, living at Nazareth House

               Also listed on the
               Diocese of Monterey

Harrison, Rev. Msgr. Craig F.

Ordained 1987,
Diocese of Fresno

Voluntary Laicization
March 2021

1987    Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Mercy,
               St. Patrick, Sacred Heart, Merced

1989    Parochial Vicar, St. Francis, Bakersfield

1991    Administrator, St. Francis, Mojave

1992    Pastor, St. Joseph, Firebaugh

1999    Pastor, St. Francis, Bakersfield

2012    Temporary Administrator,
               Our Lady of the Snows Mission,
               Frazier Park

2019    Placed on Administrative Leave
               Dispensation from Clerical to
               Lay State granted March 2021

Herdegen, Rev. Msgr. Anthony

Ordained 1946,
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
2009

1946   Assistant, Our Lady of Guadalupe,
              Bakersfield

1947   Vic. Sub., Our Lady of Guadalupe,
              Bakersfield

1948   Assistant, Sacred Heart

1949   Moderator of Studies and
              Prefect of Discipline at
              Ryan Preparatory College and
              Jr. Seminary. Fresno

1952   Assistant, St. Patrick, Watsonville

1953   Vicarius Substitutus, St. Anne’s,
              Porterville

1953   Pastor, St. Patrick, Kerman

1954   Director of the
              Mission of Holy Angels,
              Santa Margarita, CA and
              Assistant at St. William’s Church in
              Atascadero, CA;
              Chaplain, Atascadero State Hospital

1959   Pastor, St. John, Wasco

1977   Pastor, Holy Rosary, Hilmar

1978   Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes,
              Corcoran

1980   Pastor, St. Anne’s, Porterville

1982   Pastor, St. Mary, Taft

1985   Pastor of St. Jude’s, Wofford Heights

1995   Retired from Active Ministry
              and moved out of state

Mangan, Rev. Msgr. Michael J.

Ordained 1937,
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1985

1937   Associate Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi,
              Bakersfield

1942   Administrator, St. Malachy, Tehachapi

1946   Pastor, St. Mary, Sanger

1954   Left the Diocese of Fresno area

McDonald, Rev. Michael

Ordained 1941 in Ireland,
Incardinated 1958 for the
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
1971

1958   Associate Pastor,
               St. Anthony, Atwater and
               Immaculate Conception, Buhach

1963   Associate Pastor,
               St. Peter Prince of Apostle, Lemoore
               St. Joseph, Stratford and St. Rose,
               Tachi Indian Reservation

               On the List for the
               Diocese of Monterey

McGrath, Rev. Msgr. Patrick J.

Ordained 1906,
Diocese of Monterey and Los Angeles

Deceased
1943

1907   St. Vibiana’s Cathedral, Los Angeles,
              Assistant

1907   St. Patrick’s, Los Angeles, Assistant Pastor

1908   Rector of Missions in Florence and Downey

1909   Rector of St. Thomas, Arlington,
               and Chaplain of Sherman Inst.

1912    Pastor, Our Lady Star of the Sea, San Pedro

1918    Pastor, Our Lady of the Angels, San Diego

1921    Pastor, St. John’s, Fresno

1924    Pastor, St. Patrick’s, Watsonville

1927    Rector, Holy Cross Church, Santa Cruz

1933    Rector, St John’s Cathedral, Fresno

1937    Pastor, St. Mary’s, Delano

1940    Pastor, St. Joseph, Bakersfield

Merola, Rev. Paschal

Ordained 1928 for the
Diocese of Monterey

Deceased
1977

1928   St. Therese, Fresno

1930   San Carlos, Monterey

1931   St. Malachy, Tehachapi

1932   Dos Palos, Civil Conservation Camp Chaplain

1934   Faculties Suspended, left the Diocese of Fresno

Nacauili, Rev. John Naldoza

Ordained 1961 for the
Archdiocese of Jaro, Philippines,
Incardinated to the
Diocese of Fresno 1976

Deceased
1998

1972    Associate Pastor, Holy Family, Visalia

1975    Assistant Pastor, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Hanford

1977    Associate Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Clovis

1979    Associate, St. Anthony of Padua, Reedley

1986    Pastor, St. Francis of Cabrini, Woodlake

1990    Leave of Absence for illness

1991    Vicarius Substitutus, St Jude, Earlimart and Huron

1991    Left the Diocese of Fresno and returned
               to Philippines due to poor health

Pacheco, Rev. Msgr. Joseph

Ordained 1957 for the
Diocese of Monterey Fresno

Deceased
1992

1957   Assistant, St. Barbara Mission, Randsburg

1961   Assistant, St. Aloysius and St. Rita, Tulare

1967   Pastor, Sacred Heart, Merced

1971    Associate Pastor,
              St. Patrick/Our Lady of Mercy,
              Merced

1973    Associate Pastor, Sacred Heart, Merced

1978    Pastoral Team, Associate Pastor,
               St. Patrick/Our Lady of Mercy
               and Sacred Heart, Merced

1981    Pastor, Holy Ghost, Gustine

Purcell, Rev. Thomas

Ordained Marianists,
Province of St. Louis 1959,
Incardinated
Diocese of Fresno 1990

Unknown,
Suspended from
ministry 1996

1986    Parochial Vicar, Mojave and Boron

1990    Pastor, St Francis, Mojave

1991    Parochial Vicar, St. Francis of Assisi, Bakersfield

1992    Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of
               Mercy/St. Patrick’s, Merced

1993   Temporary Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph, Los Banos

1993   Temporary Parochial Vicar, St. John’s Cathedral, Fresno

1993   Administrator, Sacred Heart, Planada

1996   Left Diocese without notice, faculties revoked

2003   Charged and Convicted of minor sexual
               abuse occurring in another diocese

               Also on list for the
               Diocese of Stockton,
               Diocese of Tucson and
               Marianist US Province.

Swearingen, Rev. Eric V.

Ordained 1987 for the
Diocese of Fresno

Deceased
2020

1987    Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Guadalupe,
              Bakersfield

1989   Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Victory, Fresno

1990   Administrator, St. Anthony, Atwater

1990   Administrator, St. Alphonsus, Fresno

1992   Administrator, St. Jude, Easton
              (along with duties at St. Alphonsus)

1992    Pastor, St. Helen, Fresno

1999    Pastor, St. Peter’s, Lemoore

2002    Pastor, Holy Spirit, Fresno

2014    Pastor, the Catholic Churches of Visalia:
               St. Mary, Holy Family, St. Thomas the Apostle,
               and St. Charles Borromeo)

2018    Leave of Absence – medical

2019    Administrative Leave

Tambourin, Rev. Sauveur

Ordained 1968
Diocese of Tarbes-Lourdes, France.
Incardinated to the
Diocese of Fresno 1971

Deceased
1994

1971    Assistant Pastor, St. John’s Cathedral, Fresno

1973    Assistant Pastor, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Hanford

1973    Leave of Absence

1974    Left the Diocese to serve as US Naval Chaplain

Vega Sanchez, Rev. Jose Luis

Ordained 1954,
Diocese of Tulancingo, Mexico.
Incardinated to
Diocese of Fresno 1990

Living in Mexico, presumably
alive.
Faculties
suspended

1985    Parochial Vicar, St. John’s Cathedral

1990    Parochial Vicar, St. Ann, Riverdale and
               St. Peter Prince
               of Apostles, Lemoore

1991    Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph, Bakersfield

1992    Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony of Padua, Reedley

1993    Administrator, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mendota

1996    Pastor, St. Mary, Cutler

2004    Retired, moved to Mexico

Extern Priests incardinated for other Diocese’s with credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor while serving in the Diocese of Fresno. 

Name Current Status Assignments in the Diocese of Fresno

Allison, Rev. William,
Ordained 1948 for the
Diocese of Alexandria, LA

Deceased
1967

1964   Supply Priest, St. Catherine of Siena, Dinuba

1966-1967   Parochial Vicar, Sacred Heart, Fresno

           Also listed in
           Diocese of Monterey,
           Diocese of Alexandria and
           Archdiocese of Gallup, NM

Ceniza, Rev. Hermy Dave O.,

Ordained 1977 for the
Archdiocese of Davao, Philippines

Unknown

1992   Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Victory, Fresno

1992-1993   Parochial Vicar, St. Francis of Assisi,
                           Bakersfield

Gomez Forunda, Rev. Jorge de Jesus

Ordained 1990 for the
Archdiocese of Guatemala

Unknown,
returned to
Guatemala
2004

2000   Parochial Vicar, St. John’s Cathedral

2001    Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Clovis

2003    Parochial Vicar, St. John’s Cathedral

2003    Administrator, Sacred Heart, Planada 

Gomez, Rev. Ramon,
Ordained 1973 for the
Archdiocese of Tapachula, Mexico 

Unknown

1980   Associate Pastor, Holy Ghost Parish, Gustine

1981    Associate Pastor, Pastoral Team Merced

LaBarrera Villarreal, Rev. Ronald

Ordained 1986 for the
Diocese of Trujillo, Peru 

Unknown

2004   One-month Summer supply

2007   Weekend Retreats

McCarthy, Rev. Kevin

Ordained 1948 for the
Diocese of St. John, Brunswick,
Canada

Deceased
1992

1966-1968   Parochial Vicar,
                            Our Lady of Victory, Fresno
                            Left Diocese Jan. 1968

Nicholson, Rev. Walter

Ordained 1926,  for the
Diocese of Ossory,  of Kilkenny, Ireland

Incardinated and accepted for
ministry in 1926 for the
Diocese of Cheyenne 

Deceased
1947

1944   Arrived in Diocese of Fresno and accepted for    

               Ministry. Supply Priest, St. John, Wasco

1944   Assistant, St. Francis of Assisi, Bakersfield

1944   Supply Priest, St. Mary, Delano

1946    Santa Cruz

1947    St. Patrick, Watsonville

Clergy belonging to a Religious Order with credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor while serving in the Diocese of Fresno. Please consult the religious institute for further information on the current status of these religious priests.

Name Current Status Assignments in the Diocese of Fresno

Bradley, Rev John “Jack”, S.J.

Ordained 1954 for the
Society of Jesus

Unknown

1962-1964   Associate Pastor
                    St. Agnes Mission, Pinedale

Calonge, Brother Felix, OFM

Franciscan Friars,
Santa Barbara Province

Unknown

1965-1996 St. Anthony Retreat Center, Three Rivers

           On list for
           Santa Barbara Province OFM

Darmaddy, Rev. Francis X., C.Ss.R.

Redemptorist Order

Deceased
1955

1936-1938   Associate Pastor,
                    St. Alphonsus, Fresno

Morelos, Rev. Mr. Jose

Transitional Deacon from Mexico

Unknown,
living in Mexico

None
           Visiting friends in Fresno

Slane, Rev. Anthony, C.Ss.R.

Redemptorist Order

Deceased
2010

1954-1957   St. Alphonsus, Fresno, Associate Pastor

           On list for
           Diocese of Oakland and the
           Archdiocese of Seattle

Solvyns, Rev. Bernardine, OSB

Benedictine Order,
Ordained in Belgium,
date unknown

Unknown

1969-1985   Pastor,
                    Our Lady of Lourdes, California City

Priests who have served or lived in the Diocese with no allegations of sexual abuse of a minor occurring while serving in the Diocese of Fresno, however the Diocese of Fresno was notified later of allegations of minor abuse against these priests that occurred elsewhere, and they are listed on other sources.  

Name Current Status Assignments in the Diocese of Fresno

Cabot, Bro. Samuel, OFM

Franciscan Friars
Santa Barbara Province

Deceased
2019

1971-1972   St. Anthony Retreat Center,
                    Three Rivers

           On List for the
           Santa Barbara Province Franciscan Friars
           and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Cairns, Rev James, Vincentian, CM

Ordained to the
Vincentian Order 1969

Unknown

1992-1997   Saint Agnes Hospital Chaplain

1998   Valley Children’s Hospital, Fresno, Chaplain

1998-2001   In residence Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Fresno

2001   Left Diocese of Fresno

           On List for the
           Diocese of Stockton,
           Vincentians Western Province, and the
           Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Camacho, Rev. Antonio

Ordained 1964
Diocese of San Juan de los Lagos,
Mexico

Deceased
1990

1988   Supply Priest St. Frances of Cabrini, Huron

1989   Parochial Vicar, St. Ann, Riverdale and St. Peter

           Prince of Apostles, Lemoore

1990   Returned to Mexico

           On List for the
           Diocese of Stockton 

Campbell, Rev. Stuart B., O.P.

Ordained 1930 to the Dominican’s

Deceased
1986

1954   Parochial Vicar St. Anne, Porterville

1957   Parochial Vicar, St. Mary, Taft

           On List for the
           Dominican St. Joseph Province,
           
Diocese of Reno,
           Diocese of Las Vegas,
           Diocese of Columbus,
           Diocese of Covington,
           Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Carriere, Rev. David (Laurian), OFM

Ordained 1963
Franciscan Friars Santa Barbara Province

Deceased
2000

1969-1975 Assistant, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Fresno

           On List for the
           Archdiocese of Los Angeles,
           Diocese of Stockton, and
           Santa Barbara Province Franciscans

Cimmarrusti, Rev. Mario, OFM

Ordained 1957 to the
Franciscan Friars
Santa Barbara Province

Deceased
2013

1985-1993   Pastor, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Delano

           On list for the
           Franciscans Santa Barbara Province,
           Diocese of Oakland, and the
           Diocese of Stockton

Chumik, Bro. Gerald, OFM

Franciscan Friars
Santa Barbara Province

Deceased
2003

1982-1985   In Residence, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 
                    Fresno

1985-1986   In Residence, St. Anthony Retreat Center, 
                    Three Rivers

1997-2003   In Residence, St. Anthony Retreat Center,       
                    Three Rivers

           On List for the
           Santa Barbara Province Franciscans

Congro, Rev. Basil P.

Ordained 1978,
Diocese of Fresno

Excardinated from the
Diocese of Fresno and
Incardinated to the
Diocese of Charleston 1994

Unknown

1978   Associate Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help,        
           Bakersfield

1978   Associate Pastor, St. John’s Cathedral

1979   Left for Diocese of Rockville Center, New York

1983-1994   Commissioned as Naval Chaplain

1994   Excardinated from the Diocese of Fresno and

            Incardinated for the Diocese of Charleston,
            So.
Carolina  

           On List for the
           Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina

De Dominicis, Rev. Daniel, C.S.Sp.

Ordained 1951
for the Spiritan Order

Deceased

1968-1975   Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe,
Bakersfield

1975   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On List for the
           Diocese of San Bernardino 

Diamond, Rev. Wilfred J.

Ordained 1938
for the Archdiocese of New York

Deceased
1985

1960-1963   Assistant Pastor St. Anthony of Padua,
           Fresno
and St. Agnes Mission, Pinedale

           Left the Diocese of Fresno 1963

           On List for the
           Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico

Duffy, Brother Dennis, OFM

Vows 1987
Santa Barbara Province
Franciscan Friars

Unknown,
Removed from
Ministry 1990

1973-1975   Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Fresno

1975   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On List for the
           Santa Barbara Province Order or
           Franciscan Friars,
           Diocese of Gallup,
           Diocese of Stockton and
           Diocese of Oakland

Flickinger, Rev. Don

Ordained 1964
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Retired
Inactive 2006

1964   Associate, St. John’s Cathedral. Fresno

1965-1968   Director, Camp Santa Teresita

1966-1967   Administrator, Ryan Seminary

1968   Assistant, St. Helen, Fresno

1969   Dean of Religion,
           San Joaquin Memorial High
 School

1969   Director of Vocations

1970   Administrator, St. Genevieve, Fresno

1972   Left the Diocese of Fresno for work and
           ministry
 in other Dioceses.

2006   Retired

            On list for the
            Diocese of San Jose,
            Diocese of Santa Rosa

Goschke, Rev. Harold J.

Ordained 1948 for the
Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio

Deceased
1992

1960   Assistant, St.  Katherine, Del Rey

1962   Assistant, St. Malachy, Tehachapi

1962   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On list for the
           Diocese of Steubenville,
           Diocese of Stockton

Hartz, Rev. Gerald

Ordained 1959, Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa

Faculties
removed 2019

2003   Retired in the
           Diocese of Fresno Supply Ministry,
           Christ the King, Bakersfield

2019   Faculties revoked

           On List for the
           Diocese of Sioux City

Johnson, Rev. David, OFM

Ordained 1984
Santa Barbara Province
Franciscan Friars

Unknown,
Laicized

1992-2000   St. Anthony Retreat House,
           Three Rivers

2000   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On List for the
           Archdiocese of Seattle;
           Diocese of Oakland; and
           Santa Barbara Province for
           Franciscan Friars

Kain, Rev. Stephen, OFM

Ordained 1974
Santa Barbara
Province Franciscan Friars

Removed
from ministry
1991,
living under
restrictions

1974-1976   Assistant Priest,
           Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Fresno

1976   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On List for the
           Santa Barbara Province Franciscan Friars
           and the Diocese of Oakland

Kareta, Rev. Gregory, OFM Conv.

Ordained 1954
for the Conventual Franciscans

Deceased
2006

1985-1986   Pastor, St. Paul the Apostle, Coalinga

1996   Administrator, St. Joseph, Avenal

1997   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On list for the
           Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the
           Diocese of Monterey 

La Pierre, Rev David, OFM Cap.

Ordained 1969
for the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin

Unknown

1991-2002   Hospital Chaplain at Fresno
           Community Medical Center,
           Sierra Hospital,
           Valley Children’s Hospital and
           Veteran’s Hospital

2002   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On list for the
           Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Leehan, Rev. Cornelius P., CSsR

Ordained 1948
Redemptorists

Deceased
1996

1951-1954   Assistant Pastor, Our Lady of Mount
           Carmel,
 Fresno

1954   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On list for the
           Diocese of Oakland

Liening, Rev. Mark, OFM

Ordained 1941
Franciscan Friars
Sant Barbara Province

Deceased
1985

1970   Assistant, Our Lady of Mount Carmel,
           Fresno

           On list for the
           Santa Barbara Province Franciscan’s,
           Diocese of Phoenix,
           Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico,
           and the
           Diocese of Oakland

Lopez, Friar Jorge, OFM

Vows taken 1975,
Franciscan Friars
Santa Barbara Province

Deceased
2004

1988-1993   Pastor,
            Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Fresno

            On list for the
            Santa Barbara Province Franciscans,
            Diocese of Oakland and
            Diocese of Phoenix 

Meyer, Rev. Msgr. Gilbert

Ordained 1942,
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno

Deceased
2020

1942   Parochial Vicar,
           Our Lady of Guadalupe,
 Bakersfield

1946   Parochial Vicar, St. Brigid, Hanford

1950   Parochial Vicar,
           Immaculate Heart of Mary,
 Hanford

1953   Pastor, Our Lady of the Assumption,
           Watsonville

1967   Pastor, Sacred Heart, Lindsay

1969   Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Bishop

1972   Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help,
           Bakersfield

1975   Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Bishop

1981   Pastor, St. Francis, Mojave

1985   Administrator, St. Joseph, Boron

1990   Retired

           On list for the
           Diocese of Monterey 

Paiz, Rev. William, CMF

Ordained 1979
Claretian Missionaries

Unknown

1995   Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony Claret, Fresno

2008   Temp. Administrator.
           Our Lady of Mt. Carmel,
 Fresno

2008   Administrator, St. Lucy, Fowler

2010   Left the Diocese of Fresno 

           On list for the
           Diocese of Fort Worth and
           Diocese of Springfield-Cape
           Girardeau

Sanchez, Rev. Raul N.

Ordained 1974
for the Diocese of Gallup

Unknown

1998-2001   Chaplain, Edwards Air Force Base

            On List for the
            Diocese of Gallup

Silva, Rev. Fidencio, M.Sp.S.

Ordained 1978
Missionaries of the Holy Spirit

Unknown

1987   Pastor, St. Katherine, Del Rey

1989   Associate Pastor, St. Lucy, Fowler

1991   Associate Pastor, St. Joseph, Fowler

1992   Left the Diocese of Fresno

           On list for the
           Diocese of San Bernardino and the
           Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Shephard, Rev. John, S.J.,

Ordained 1951
Society of Jesus

Deceased
1991

1954-1955   Ryan Preparatory College, Fresno

            On List for
            Archdiocese of Los Angeles 

Varela, Rev. Ramon, OFM

Ordained 1949
Province of Santa Barbara

Deceased
2002

1968-1970   Our Lady of Mount Carmel

               On List for the
               Dioceses of Stockton,
               Oakland,
               Phoenix, and the
               Santa Barbara Province
               Franciscans

Wheatley, Rev. Robert Carroll

Ordained 1975,
Diocese of Owensboro, KY

Deceased
2013

2003-2008,   Naval Chaplain, LNAS, Lemoore

                Listed on
                Diocese of Owensboro