Fr. Ricardo Mejia – Diocese of San Diego

Father Ricardo Mejia

Diocese of San Diego 

Ricardo Mejia Diocese of San Diego Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1977

Removed: 1998

Retired: 2006 

Assigned as Follows:

  • 1977: St. Michael (San Diego, CA)
  • 1977-1978: Padre Hidalgo Center (San Diego, CA)
  • 1978: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Calexico, CA)
  • 1978-1980: Our Lady of Angels (San Diego, CA)
  • 1980: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (San Ysidro, CA)
  • 1980-1985: St. Mary (Escondido, CA)
  • 1985-1988: St. John of the Cross (Lemon Grove, CA)
  • 1988-1991: Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Brawley, CA)
  • 1991: Leave of Absence (Military)
  • 1991-1992: St. Mary Star of the Sea (Oceanside, CA)
  • 1992-1998: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (San Ysidro, CA) 

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Ricardo Mejia: 

Father Ricardo Mejia was ordained a priest in 1977, who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of San Diego. He took a health sabbatical in May 1998 and officially retired from the priesthood in February 2006. According to media reports, in March 2007, his name was included on a list of 38 priests accused of sexually molesting minors released by the Diocese of San Diego. It noted Father Mejia was “removed.” No specific information has been released about the allegations.

His current whereabouts are unknown. 

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