Fr. David LaPierre – Diocese of Orange

Father David LaPierre

Diocese of Orange (Capuchin Friar)

David LaPierre Diocese of Orange Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1969

Assignment History:

  • 1970: Unknown
  • 1971-1973: Capuchin Franciscan Fathers (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1974-1977: Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1978: St. Francis High School (La Canada Flintridge, CA)
  • 1979-1982: Capuchin Franciscan Fathers (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1983- 1988: St. Francis High School (La Canada Flintridge, CA)
  • 1989-1991: St. Francis of Assisi (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1992-2018: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father David LaPierre:

Fr. David LaPierre was ordained a Capuchin priest in 1969, who served in the Diocese of Orange. According to media reports, he was accused of sexually abusing at least one child in a civil lawsuit that occurred from 1983 to 1984 at St. Francis High School in La Canada Flintridge, CA. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

Fr. LaPierre’s name was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2019 list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. As of 2016, Fr. LaPierre was believed to be living in Cottonwood, CA. Fr. LaPierre’s status as a priest, current whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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