Fr. Daniel de Dominicis – Diocese of Fresno

Father Daniel de Dominicis

Diocese of Fresno (Holy Spirit Fathers)

Daniel de Dominicis Diocese of Fresno Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1949

Died: 1996

Assignment History:

  • 1950: Unknown
  • 1951-1952: St. Joseph (Conway, AR)
  • 1953-1955: St. Emma’s Institute (Rock Castle, VA)
  • 1956: Holy Ghost Fathers Mission Seminary (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • 1957-1958: Holy Ghost Missionary College (Comwells Heights, PA)
  • 1959-1967: Notre Dame High School (Riverside, CA)
  • 1968-1976: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Bakersfield, CA)
  • 1977-1979: Our Lady of the Valley (Hemet, CA)
  • 1980-1981: Congregation of the Holy Ghost (San Antonio, TX)
  • 1982-1984: Unknown
  • 1985-1988: Resurrection (Sunnyvale, CA)
  • 1989: Unknown
  • 1990-1991: St. John the Evangelist (Tucson, AZ)
  • 1992-1996: Retirement Home (Bethel Park, PA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Daniel de Dominicis:

Fr. Daniel de Dominicis was ordained a priest of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1949, who served in the Diocese of Fresno. He left the Diocese in 1978 and went on to study Scripture at the University of San Francisco. According to media reports, he was named publicly on the Diocese of San Bernardino’s 2018 list of Clergy Credibly Accused of Child Sexual Abuse. According to the list, the abuse took place from 1975 to 1985. The list also states that the Diocese of San Bernardino was made aware of the sexual abuse allegation in 1994, but the abuse was not reported to police until 2002. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

In 1991, Fr. Daniel de Dominicis went to a retirement home in Bethel Park, PA, where he was treated for Kidney failure. He died in 1996.

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