Br. Joseph Regan – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Oct 18, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Brother Joseph Regan

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Holy Cross)

Vows: 1962

Left Order: 1966

Assignment History:

  • 1965-1966: Rancho San Antonio (Chatsworth, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Brother Joseph Regan:

Br. Joseph Regan professed his vows as a member of the Brothers of the Holy Cross religious order in 1962, and served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2003, he was named in a civil lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse in 1965 at Rancho San Antonio in Chatsworth. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. Br. Regan never took his final vows and left the order in 1966 at age 22.

In January 2013, a judge ordered the Archdiocese Los Angeles to reveal names included in about 30,000 of pages of files released with information related to allegations of child sexual abuse. Br. Regan’s personnel file revealed that the victim called himself to report the allegation of sexual abuse. It also noted that Br. Regan left the “Holy Cross Brothers, married, became a cop in Oxnard, and then Regan, his wife and daughter were killed in an auto accident.”

His name was included in the Archdiocese of ’ 2004 list of clergy accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.

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