Tag: Raymond Etienne

Fr. Raymond Etienne – San Diego Diocese

Father Raymond Etienne

Diocese of San Diego


Ordained: 1979

Died: 1988


Assigned as Follows:

  • 1979-1980 St. Patrick’s (Oakland, CA)
  • 1980-1988 St. Anthony’s (San Bernardino, CA)
  • 1988-1998 Divine Word Seminary (Riverside, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Raymond Etienne:

Father Raymond Clifton Etienne was known for organizing choirs and serving as the director of a summer youth camp at Divine Word Seminary. He was later named in a lawsuit alleging that he propertied sexual abuse during his time at the youth camp before he was officially ordained.

Father Etienne died in May of 1988, and his personnel file was not released until October of 2010.

His name has been included on the San Diego diocese’s updated list of credibly accused priests as of August 2018. No specific information is listed about the lawsuit or the number of victims found. 

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