Fr. Eugene Colosimo – Diocese of San Jose

Father Eugene Colosimo 

Diocese of San Jose (Jesuits)

Eugene Colosimo Diocese of San Jose Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1943

Retired: 1994

Dead: 2006

Assignment History:

  • 1945-1955: Bellarmine Prep (San Jose, CA)
  • 1955-1960: Brophy Prep (Phoenix, CA)
  • 1960-1966: Our Lady of Sorrows Parish and Bishop Diego Garcia High School (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • 1966-1993: Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Eugene Colosimo:

Fr. Eugene Colosimo was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1943, who served as a teacher in multiple parishes in the Diocese of San Jose, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Phoenix, AZ. He also spent many years doing parish work at St. Leander in San Leandro. According to media reports, in 2018, Fr. Colosimo was included on the Jesuits West Province list of credibly accused of child sex abuse. It noted allegations of child sexual abuse abuse that occurred from 1957-1959, were reported in 1993.

In 2018, Fr. Colosimo was included on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests credibly accused of child sex abuse. It noted allegations of child sexual abuse abuse that occurred in 1978 were reported in 2016. Information about the age/gender of his alleged victims or the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

Fr. Colosimo died at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos in 2006.

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