Fr. Mark Medaer – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father Mark Medaer

Diocese of San Bernardino/Immaculate Heart of Mary

Mark Medaer

Ordained: 1950

Died: 1993

Assignment History:

  • 1951: Missionhurst Central House of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Missions (Arlington, VA)
  • 1952-1956: St. Agnes (San Antonio, TX)
  • 1957-1959: St. Malachy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1960-1961: St. Therese of the Child Jesus (San Diego, CA)
  • 1962: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Calexico, CA)
  • 1963-1971: Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Brawley, CA)
  • 1972-1977: Patton State Hospital (Patton, CA)
  • 1978-1983: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Calexico, CA)
  • 1984-1992: St. Peter Church (Fallbrook, CA)
  • 1992: Alpine Rainbow Conservation Camp (Fallbrook, CA)
  • 1993: Retired

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Mark Medaer:

Ordained a priest of the Missionhurst Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Fr. Mark Medaer was accused in 2002 of sexually abusing a child. According to media reports, a man reported to the Diocese of San Diego that he had been sexually abused as a child in 1982 by Medaer while Medaer was working at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Calexico, California. The diocese agreed to pay for his alleged victim’s counseling.

Medaer was included in the Diocese of San Diego’s 2018 list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. He died in 1993.

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