Br. Ronald Gordon Drum – Diocese of Monterey

by | Jan 15, 2024 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Brother Ronald “Gordon” Drum

Diocese of Monterey

Ronald Gordon Drum Franciscan Friars of the Province of Saint Barbara Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1954

Died: 2010

Assignment History:

  • 1954 -1956: St. Francis Retreat (San Juan Bautista, CA)
  • 1957: Old Mission San Luis Rey (Oceanside, CA)
  • 1958: Old Mission San Miguel (San Miguel, CA)
  • 1959: Old Mission Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • 1960: St. Boniface (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1961: Old Mission San Miguel (San Miguel, CA)
  • 1962 – 1963: St. Elizabeth’s (Oakland, CA)
  • 1964 – 1968: St. Boniface (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1968 – 1970: St. Francis Retreat, (San Juan Bautista, CA)
  • 1970 – 1972: Outside the Order

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Ronald Gordon Drum

Brother Ronald “Gordon” Drum was a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of Saint Barbara, part of what is formally known as the Order of Friars Minor, and worked in the Diocese of Monterey. In 2020, Brother Drum was included in the “List of Franciscan Friars from the St. Barbara Province with Credibly (sic) Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.

According to the list, Drum was accused in 1972 and left the order the same year.

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