Fr. Thomas Parker – Diocese of Santa Rosa

On Behalf of | Dec 28, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Thomas Parker

Diocese of Santa Rosa

Ordained: 1985

Laicized: 2008

Assignment History:

  • 1985-1989 St. Appollinaris (Napa, CA)
  • 1990: St. Francis Solano (Sonoma, CA)
  • 1991-1992: St. James (Petaluma, CA)
  • 1992-1995: St. Patrick in (Scotia, CA)
  • 1995: Sabbatical

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Thomas Parker:

Fr. Thomas Parker was ordained to the priesthood in 1985. He served in multiple northern California parishes in the Diocese of Santa Rosa. According to media reports, in 2007, he admitted abusing a boy in a conversation with church officials back in 1988 at St. Apollinaris parish in Napa, California. The boy was a member of the church and Fr. Parker was on staff at the time.

Fr. Parker was laicized in 2008.  That same year, a civil lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse by Fr. Parker was settled for $215,000.

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