Br. Bede McKinnon – Archdiocese of San Francisco

Brother Bede McKinnon

Archdiocese of San Francisco/Franciscans

Bede McKinnon Horowitz LawOrdained: 1966

Died: 1998

Assignment History:

  • 1961-1963: St. Boniface (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1963-1964: Old Mission (San Miguel, CA)
  • 1964-1982: St. Elizabeth’s (Oakland, CA)
  • 1982-1983: Serra Retreat (Malibu, CA)
  • 1983-1985: Franciscan Renewal Center (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • 1985-1991: St. Francis Retreat (San Juan Bautista, CA)
  • 1991-1992: Old Mission San Luis Rey (Oceanside, CA)
  • 1992: St. Francis Retreat (San Juan Bautista, CA)
  • 1992-1994: Old Mission San Luis Rey (Oceanside CA)
  • 1994: Franciscan Renewal Center (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • 1994-1997: Old Mission San Luis Rey (Oceanside, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Brother Bede McKinnon:

Br. Bede McKinnon was a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of Santa Barbara. He was included in the Franciscan Friars Province of Santa Barbara’s List of Franciscan Friars from the St. Barbara Province with Credible Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. According to this list, a report was made in 2010, alleging that McKinnon sexually abused a minor from 1978 to 1979, while serving at St. Elizabeth’s in Oakland, CA.

McKinnon is also listed on the Diocese of Oakland’s 2019 list of credibly accused clergy of child sexual abuse.

McKinnon died in 1998.

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