Fr. Paschal Hardy – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

On Behalf of | Sep 8, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Paschal Hardy

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1956

Died: 1989

Assigned as follows:

  • 1956-1962: St. Joachim (Costa Mesa, CA)
  • 1962-1963: Sacred Heart (Covina, CA)
  • 1963-1964: St. Louis of France (La Puente, CA)
  • 1964:           Guardian Angel (Pacoima, CA)
  • 1964-1966: St. Anthony of Padua (Gardena, CA)
  • 1966-1968: Newman Center (Cal State Dominguez Hills, CA)
  • 1968-1970: Mission San Juan Capistrano (San Juan Capistrano, CA)
  • 1970-1980: St. Euphrasia (Granada Hills, CA)
  • 1980:           St. Mary Magdalen (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1980-1989: Queen of Angeles (Lompoc, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Paschal Hardy:

Father Paschal Hardy was ordained a priest in 1956, who served in multiple parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2018, his name appeared on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ updated list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. It noted child sexual abuse allegations were reported in 2016 occurring from 1958 to 1961, while the priest was serving at St. Joachim Costa Mesa in CA.

Father Hardy died in 1989.

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