Dcn Ray Miranda – Diocese of Tucson

| Aug 19, 2019 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Deacon Ray Miranda 

Diocese of Tucson

Ordained: N/A

Suspended: 1983


Assigned as follows:

  • 1982-1983       St. Andrew the Apostle Parish (Sierra Vista, AZ)


Summary of Abuse Allegations against Deacon Ray Miranda:

According to media reports, Deacon Ray Miranda was ordained to the permanent diaconate in 1982 for service to St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Sierra Vista. Deacon Miranda was suspended from all ministry in 1983, and has not been allowed to function as a deacon since then. He served as a deacon at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish from 1982 until his suspension.

In March 2003, Deacon Miranda and five priests were identified by the Diocese of Tucson as child abusers. No information on the allegations against each priest, including age/gender of the victims, or the priest’s assignment at the time of the alleged abuse was released.

He is believed to still be alive, though his whereabouts are unknown. He has never been criminally convicted of the allegations against him. 


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