Tag: Arnold Beezer

Fr. Arnold Beezer – Diocese of San Jose

Father Arnold Beezer

Diocese of San Jose/Jesuits

Fr. Arnold Beezer Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1964

Removed: Unknown

Assignment History:

  • 1960-1961: Gonzaga Preparatory School (Spokane, WA)
  • 1966-1972: Jesuit High School (Portland, OR)
  • 1972-1974: Spanish Speaking Apostolate
  • 1974-1980: St. Luke Church (Woodburn, OR)
  • 1980-1987: St. Joseph Church (Yakima, WA)
  • 1987-1991: St. Luke Church (Woodburn, OR)
  • 1991-1992: Provincial Office (Portland, OR)
  • 1992-1994: St. Vincent Hospital (Portland, OR)
  • 1992-1994: Good Samaritan Hospital (Portland, OR)
  • 1992-1994: Providence Medical Center (Portland, OR)
  • 1994-1996: Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos, Tegucigalpa
  • 1996-1997: Hospital Escuela & Hospital Materno Infantil, Tegucigalpa
  • 1997-2002: Loyola Jesuit Center (Portland, OR)
  • 2002-2004: Regis Community (Spokane, WA)
  • 2004-2010: Harbor Crest Core Facility (Spokane, WA)
  • 2010-2016: Legacy House (Post Falls, ID)
  • 2016-current: Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Arnold Beezer:

Fr. Arnold Beezer was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1964. He spent most of his career in Washington and Oregon.

In 2018, Beezer was included on the Jesuits West Province list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. It notes that there was sexual abuse of a minor in the 1970s. The list does not specify when the abuse was reported. According to media reports, in that decade Beezer worked at Jesuit High School in Portland, St. Alexander’s in Cornelius OR, and St. Luke’s in Woodburn, OR in the Portland archdiocese. Beezer also worked in the Yakima and Spokane dioceses, and in the Tegucigalpa archdiocese, Honduras, in an orphanage and a maternity hospital.

Although the year is unknown, Beezer was removed from ministry and is on a safety plan. According to the Jesuits West Province list, Beezer is currently living in the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California.

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