Fr. Michael O’Connor – Diocese of San Bernardino

On Behalf of | Sep 22, 2019 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Michael O’Connor

Diocese of San Bernardino

Ordained: 1931

Died: 1965

Assigned as follows:

  • 1931-1937: St. Bernardine’s (San Bernardino, CA)
  • 1937: St. Patrick’s (Calipatria, CA)
  • 1938: St. Margaret Mary (Brawley, CA)
  • 1938-1942: Our Lady of Solitude (Palm Springs, CA)
  • 1942: Leave of Absence (Chaplain, California State Guard)
  • 1943-1945: Leave of Absence (Chaplain, U.S. Army)
  • 1946: St. Mary’s (Escondido, CA)
  • 1946-1953: Our Lady of Solitude (Palm Springs, CA)
  • 1953-1965: Our Lady of Angels (San Diego, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Michael O’Connor:

In 2010, as part of a settlement with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, the Diocese of San Diego released Fr. Michael O’Connor’s personnel file. Information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or O’Connor’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown. O’Connor’s whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he had access to children until his death are unknown. He died in 1965.

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