Br. Felix Calonge – Diocese of Fresno

| Aug 17, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Brother Felix Calonge

Diocese of Fresno (Franciscan Friar)

Ordained: 1963

Left: 1967

Assignment History:

  • 1964-1965: Holy Cross Retreat (Mesilla Park, NM)
  • 1965-1966: St. Anthony’s Retreat (Three Rivers, CA)
  • 1965: St. Anthony’s Seminary (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • 1967-2019: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Felix Calonge:

Br. Felix “Raymond” Calonge was ordained a priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara in 1963, who also served in the Diocese of Fresno. He reportedly left the order in 1966, shortly after becoming ordained. According to media reports, in 2018, allegation was reported that Br. Calonge sexually abused a minor in 1965 while at St. Anthony’s.

Br. Calonge was named on the Franciscan Friars Province of Santa Barbara’s 2019 List of Franciscan Friars from the St. Barbara Province with Credibly Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.  He is also included in the Diocese of Las Cruces’ updated list released in 2019. Br. Calonge’s current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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