Tag: Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Fr. Robert Bond – Diocese of Venice

Father Robert Bond

Diocese of Venice/Los Angeles

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Ordained: Unknown

Died: 2007

Assignment History:

  • 1954-1955: St. Cyril of Jerusalem (Encino, CA)
  • 1955-1958: St. Ignatius of Loyola (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1958-1963: Corpus Christi (Pacific Palisades, CA)
  • 1963-1968: St. Catherine of Siena (Laguna Beach, CA)
  • 1968-1969: St. Bede the Venerable (La Canada-Flintridge, CA)
  • 1969-1973: St. Mark (Venice, CA)
  • 1973-1975: St. Matthias (Huntington Park, CA)
  • 1976-2007: Leave of Absence

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Robert Bond:

Fr. Robert Bond was named publicly by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles as accused on the 2018 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Reports show that the abuse occurred in the 1970s and was reported to the archdiocese in 2010. Fr. Bond died in 2007. It is believed that Bond moved to Florida sometime before his death.

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Fr. Celestine Quinlan – Diocese of Santa Rosa

Father Celestine Quinlan

Diocese of Santa Rosa (Capuchins)

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Ordained: 1957

Died: 1970

Assignment History:

  • 1958-1962: St. Francis of Assisi (Los Angeles, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Celestine Quinlan:

Fr. Celestine Quinlan was ordained a priest of the Capuchin religious order in 1957, who served in the Diocese of Santa Rosa. According to media reports, he was named in four civil lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse that occurred from 1957 to 1962 while Fr. Quinlan was assigned at St. Francis of Assisi in Los Angeles. One victim stated that the priest also abused other altar boys and that Fr. Quinlan would rush through Mass to provide time for him to molest them.

Fr. Quinlan was transferred to Willits in San Francisco after the mothers of two alleged victims reported the abuse to church officials. According to the attorney for multiple alleged victims of Fr. Quinlan, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles revealed that Fr. Quinlan had been sent to a reservation in Arizona to pay penance for his sins.

Fr. Quinlan was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ and Santa Rosa Diocese’s lists of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.

He died in 1970.

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Brother Remy Rudin – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Brother Remy Rudin

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Jesuits) 

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Ordained: Unknown

Died: 1991

Assigned as follows:

  • Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Brother Remy Rudin:

Brother Remy Rudin was a member of the Franciscan order who worked in the O’odham community of Topawa in the 1950s, from 1977 to 1978 and again from 1985 to 1989. According to media reports, in 2004, he was credibly accused in lawsuits of abusing at least eight boys when they were minors at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Oregon, a correctional center for teenage boys, between 1965 and 1975 while serving as a chaplain. He was one of at least twenty-six Franciscan perpetrators sent to Santa Barbara following their expulsion from the Diocese of San Diego.

In 2019, Brother Remy Rudin’s name was included on the Santa Barbara Province Franciscans’ and Diocese of Phoenix’s  lists of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse.

He died in 1991.

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Fr. Edward Stretch (Jesuits) – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Edward Stretch 

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Jesuits)

Edward Stretch Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Died: 1970

Assigned as follows:

  • 1932- 1935: St. Ignatius High School (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1935- 1939: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1939- 1940: Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA )
  • 1940- 1942: Bellarmine Prep (San Jose, CA)
  • 1942- 1946: U.S. Army Chaplain
  • 1946- 1952: Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • 1952- 1953: Our Lady of Sorrows Church (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • 1953- 1954: Loyola University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1954- 1970: Bellarmine Prep (San Jose, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Edward Stretch:

Father Edward Stretch was a Jesuit priest who worked in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Clara, and Santa Barbara in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in December 2018, he was named publicly as accused by the Jesuits West Province on its list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. It noted an allegation of abuse was reported in 2012. No further information regarding the allegation including age/gender of the victims, or the priest’s assignment at the time of the alleged abuse was disclosed.

Father Stretch died in May 1970.

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Fr. Leo Tubbs – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Leo Tubbs 

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Dominicans)

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Ordained: 1966

Removed: 2004

Assigned as follows:

  • 1966-1968:      St. Albert’s College (Oakland, CA)
  • 1969-1971:      Daniel Murphy High School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1969-1970:      Dominican Fathers (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1972:                University of San Diego High School (San Diego, CA)
  • 1973-1975:      Dominican Fathers (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1973-1974:      Daniel Murphy High School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1975-1977:      St. Raymond’s Dominican Retreat (Thousand Oaks, CA)
  • 1978-1981:      Daniel Murphy High School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1979-1981:      Dominican Fathers and Brothers (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1982-1983:      Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1982-1983:      St. Raymond of Penafort House (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1984:                St. Dominic’s (Benicia, CA)
  • 1985:                Holy Rosary (Antioch, CA) 
  • 1986:                Dominican Order, Siena House (Oakland, CA)
  • 1987-1989:      Holy Rosary (Antioch, CA)
  • 1990-1991:      Holy Rosary Parish and Dominican Priory (Portland OR)
  • 1992:               St. Benedict’s Lodge (McKenzie Bridge, OR)
  • 1993:                Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (Berkeley, CA) 
  • 1993-2017:      Dominican Order, Siena House (Oakland, CA) 
  • 2018-2021:      Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Leo Tubbs:

Father Leo Tubbs was a Dominican priest who spent more than 30 years working in mostly Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, he was transferred to Oregon, but shortly after his arrival he was confined to a Dominican priory in California following allegations that he had “inappropriate contact with adult males” and “non-genital touching over clothing” with a 15-year-old boy. 

In 2004, he traveled to Bangkok without permission to visit a friend, which resulted in him being “put on lockdown” within the Siena House in Oakland. At all times he had someone accompany him anytime he left the property. Father Tubbs was reportedly one of seven sex offenders secretly living at a Dominican priory in Oakland in 2004. The community reportedly had no knowledge that the property was housing sex offenders until it was exposed by the news media. His current whereabouts are unknown.

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Br. Joseph Stadtfeld – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Brother Joseph Stadtfeld 

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Passionists)

Joseph Stadtfeld Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1959

Died: 1995

Assigned as follows:

  • N/A

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Brother Joseph Stadtfeld:

Brother Joseph Stadtfeld (Stadfield) was a member of the Congregation of the Passion religious order, who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, two sisters have accused him of sexually abusing them when they were children from approximately 1958 to 1966. The alleged abuse occurred at a Passionist Monastery and Retreat House in Sierra Madre. 

In February 2007, the sisters shared with Cardinal Mahony several letters from Stadtfeld, asking for their forgiveness.

“No longer did it feel like we were alleged victims,” said one sister of the meeting. “We felt that [Mahony] believed, that he believed that this happened.”

Brother Stadtfeld died in 1995. His name was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy accused of child sexual abuse.

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Fr. Thomas J. Sullivan – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Thomas Sullivan 

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Thomas Sullivan Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1944

Died: 1992 

Assigned as follows:

  • 1945:                Unknown
  • 1946-1947:      Loyola University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1948-1955:      Manresa Retreat House (Azusa, CA)
  • 1956-1960:      Hiroshima Gakuin High School (Japan)
  • 1961-1963:      University of Santa Clara (Santa Clara, CA)
  • 1964-1966:      University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1967-1968:      Jesuit Curia (Rome, Italy)
  • 1969:                University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1970-1978:      Newman Center University of Hawaii (Honolulu, HI)
  • 1979-1989:      Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1990-1991:      Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Thomas Sullivan:

Father Thomas Sullivan was a Jesuit priest ordained in 1944, who served in multiple parishes in Japan, Rome, Hawaii, and in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  According to media reports, in 2002, he was accused of child sexual abuse said to have occurred in 1953 at Loyola High School. Father Sullivan was accused in a 2003 lawsuit of sexually abusing a Loyola High student from 1956-1958. At least one civil lawsuit was filed against him. His name appeared on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

Father Sullivan died in 1992.

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.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest or other Catholic clergy in California State, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options, 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 Los Angeles and nationwide. We can help.

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Fr. Robert W. Spader – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Robert Spader   

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Robert Spader Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1962

Died: 1982

Assigned as follows:

  • 1962-1968: St. Raymond (Downey, CA)
  • 1968-1970: St. Dorothy (Glendora, CA)
  • 1970-1973: St. Anthony Elementary School (San Gabriel, CA)
  • 1973-1974: Our Lady of Refuge (Long Beach, CA)
  • 1974-1975: St. John Chrysostom (Inglewood, CA)
  • 1974-1975: Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital (Inglewood, CA)
  • 1975-1976: St. Michael (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1976-1977: Sick Leave
  • 1977-1982: Inactive Leave

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Robert Spader:

Father Robert Spader was ordained a priest in 1962 who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2018, his name appeared on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ updated list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. which supplements the 2004 Report to the People of God. It noted incidents of child sexual abuse from 1972-1973 were reported in 2007 and 2008.

Father Spader died in 1982.

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.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest or other Catholic clergy in California State, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options, 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 Los Angeles and nationwide. We can help.

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Fr. Raymond Stiechen – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Raymond Stiechen 

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Salesians)

Raymond Stiechen Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Assigned as follows:

  • N/A

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Raymond Stiechen:

Father Raymond Stiechen was a Salesian priest who served in the Archdiocese of Los AngelesAccording to media reports, in 2013, his name was quietly added, along with 24 others, to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Final Addendum of its list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors posted on its website. It lists 49 “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.” The Los Angeles Times reports that the 24 names were disclosed in a report posted on the archdiocese’s website in January 2013 along with 12,000 pages of internal records detailing how the church dealt with abuse claims.

Father Stiechen’s current whereabouts are unknown.

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.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest or other Catholic clergy in California State, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options, 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 Los Angeles and nationwide. We can help.

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Fr. William J. Wood – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father William Wood 

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Jesuits)

William Wood Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1965

Died: 2014

Assigned as follows:

  • 1958-1961:      St. Ignatius High School (San Francisco, CA) 
  • 1961-1962:      Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • 1962-1966:      Alma College (Los Gatos, CA) 
  • 1966-1967:      (Wepion, Belgium) 
  • 1967-1969:      Collegio Bellarmino (Rome, Italy) 
  • 1969-1977:      University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA) 
  • 1977-1979:      Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose, CA) 
  • 1979-1984:      Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA) 
  • 1984-1991:      Jesuit High School (Carmichael, CA) 
  • 1991-1997:      Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA) 
  • 1997-2000:      University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA) 
  • 2000-2002:      Verbum Dei High School (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • 2002-2004:      Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA) 
  • 2004-2008:      Colombiere House (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • 2008-2014:      Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father William Wood:

Father William Wood was ordained a priest in 1965, who served in the Archdiocese of Los AngelesAccording to media reports, in January 2013, his name was quietly added, along with 24 others, to the Archdiocese Final Addendum list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

The 24 names were disclosed in a report posted on the archdiocese’s website along with 12,000 pages of internal records detailing how the church dealt with child sexual abuse claims. BishopAccountability.org, a non-profit group that researches and archives documents related to clergy sex abuse, originally uncovered the list and published the names of the suspected offenders.

In 2018, Father Wood’s name was also included on the Jesuits West Province list, which noted a report in 2002 of the sexual abuse of a minor that same year. He died 2014.

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.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest or other Catholic clergy in California State, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options, 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 Los Angeles and nationwide. We can help.

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