Tag: Joseph Dondero

Fr. Joseph Dondero – Diocese of San Jose

Father Joseph Dondero

Diocese of San Jose (Jesuits)

Joseph Dondero Diocese of San Jose Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1946

Dead: 1997

Assignment History:

  • 1940-1943: St. Ignatius College Preparatory (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1948-1950: St. Joseph’s Parish (San Jose, CA)
  • 1950-1951: Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1951-1958: The Jesuit Retreat House of Los Altos (Los Altos, CA)
  • 1958-1973: St. Joseph’s Parish (San Jose, CA)
  • 1973-1979: St. Thomas of Canterbury (San Jose, CA)
  • 1979-1997: Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph Dondero:

Fr. Joseph Dondero was ordained a priest in 1946, who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of San Jose. According to media reports, in 2002, he was accused of sexually abusing a child while at St. Joseph’s in San Jose, California in the 1960s. 

In 2018, Dondero was included on the Diocese of San Jose list of priests credibly accused of child sex abuse. That same year, he was also included on the Jesuits West Province list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. On the Jesuits West Province list, it notes that there was a report of child sexual abuse in 2003 and 2005 of incidents that occurred between 1961-1965.

Information about the age/gender of Dondero’s alleged victims and the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

Dondero died in 1997.

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. Joseph Dondero – Archdiocese of San Francisco

Father Joseph L. Dondero  

Archdiocese of San Francisco/Jesuits

Joseph Dondero Horowitz LawOrdained:  1946

Died:  1997

Assignment History:

  • 1940-1943: St. Ignatius College Preparatory (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1948-1950: St. Joseph’s Parish (San Jose, CA)
  • 1950-1951: Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1951-1958: The Jesuit Retreat House of Los Altos (Los Altos, CA)
  • 1958-1973: St. Joseph’s Parish (San Jose, CA)
  • 1973-1979: St. Thomas of Canterbury (San Jose, CA)
  • 1979-1997: Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph Dondero:

In 2002, Fr. Joseph Dondero was accused of sexually abusing a child while at St. Joseph’s in San Jose, California in the 1960s. 

In 2018, Dondero was included on a list of priests in the Diocese of San Jose list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. That same year, he was also included on the Jesuits West Province list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. On the Jesuits West Province list, it notes that there was a report of child sexual abuse in 2003 and 2005 of incidents that occurred between 1961-1965.

In 2020, Dondero was named in the Diocese of Stockton list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.

Information about the age/gender of Dondero’s alleged victims and the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

Dondero died in 1997.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of San Francisco 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 San Francisco now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Archdiocese of San Francisco, 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.

Fr. Joseph Dondero – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Joseph Dondero

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Jesuits)

Joseph Dondero Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1946

Died: 1997

Assignment History:

  • 1949-1951: St. Joseph (San Jose, CA)
  • 1951-1952: Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1952-1963: Jesuit Retreat Center (Los Altos, CA)
  • 1963-1973: St. Joseph (San Jose, CA)
  • 1973-1980: St. Thomas Canterbury Parish (Campbell, CA)
  • 1980-1997: Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Joseph Dondero:

Fr. Joseph Dondero was ordained a priest in 1946, and served in multiple parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, San Francisco and the Diocese of San Jose. According to media reports, in 2002, the Diocese of San Jose received a report that Fr. Dondero sexually abused a child at St. Joseph Parish in the 1960s. His name was included in the Diocese of San Jose’s list of clergy with credible allegations of sexual abuse of children. It noted that in 1973, the priest was transferred to St. Thomas Canterbury in Campbell, CA. In 1980, he moved to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, CA, where he died in 1997. He is also listed on the Jesuits West Province list in 2018. It notes sexual abuse of a minor 1961-65, reported in 2003 and 2005.

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.