Tag: Anthony Pereira

Sr. Anthony Pereira – Diocese of San Jose

Sister Anthony Louise Pereira 

Diocese of San Jose (Salesians of Don Bosco)

Anthony Louise Pereira  Diocese of San Jose Horowitz Law

Removed: 2003

Died: Unknown

Assignment History:

  • 1988-1991: St. John Vianney (San Jose, CA)
  • 1991-1992: Sacred Heart of Jesus (San Jose, CA)
  • 1992-1995: St. Simon (Los Altos CA)
  • 1995-1996: St. John Vianney (San Jose, CA)
  • 1996-1999: St. Mary (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1999-2002: St. Martin (Sunnyvale, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Sister Anthony Pereira:

Anthony Louise Pereira was a Sister of the Salesians of Don Bosco who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of San Jose. According to media reports, in 2004, she was named in a multi-plaintiff suit against the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, a priest, and several nuns. The plaintiff alleged that he was abused as a child by Pereira and another nun at the St. Thomas-St. Vincent Orphanage in Anchorage, Kentucky. They reportedly molested him and forced him to engage in sexual acts with other boys. The Order confirmed that Pereira worked at the orphanage from 1946-1965. 

Pereira’s last known whereabouts before she died were in San Mateo, California. The year of her death is unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Jose in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Jose now have legal options due to a temporary change in the law, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us toll-free at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Anthony Pereira – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Anthony Pereira

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Salesians)

Anthony Pereira Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Removed: 2003

Assignment History:

  • 1988-1991: St. John Vianney (San Jose, CA)
  • 1991-1992: Sacred Heart of Jesus (San Jose, CA)
  • 1992-1995: St. Simon (Los Altos CA)
  • 1995-1996: St. John Vianney (San Jose, CA)
  • 1996-1999: St. Mary (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1999-2002: St. Martin (Sunnyvale, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Anthony Pereira:

Fr. Anthony Pereira was ordained a Salesian priest, who served in multiple parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 1987, he was accused of sexually abusing a child while serving as a Religious Priest in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, CA. He was removed from ministry in 2003. He was last reported to be living in San Mateo, CA. His status as a priest and whether he has access to children are unknown.

In 2013, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles quietly named Fr. Pereira in its Final Addendum to the Report to the People of God along with twenty-three other religious leaders with credible allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

The introduction to the Final Addendum states that the list “includes names of clergy from a follow up review of Archdiocesan files, and names of clergy involved in Clergy I litigation which were not previously posted.”

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in California.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.