Tag: Ronald J. LaGasse

Fr. Ronald J. Lagasse – Diocese of Oakland

Father Ronald Lagasse

Diocese of Oakland

Ronald J. LaGasse Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1969

Retired: 2004

Excommunicated: 2008

Assignment History:

  • 1970-1972: St. Joachim (Hayward, CA)
  • 1973: Santa Maria (Orinda, CA)
  • 1974-1976: St. Leonard Church (Fremont, CA)
  • 1977-1980: St. Mary Church (Walnut Creek, CA)
  • 1981: St. Catherine of Sienna (Martinez, CA)
  • 1982-1986: St. Raymond Church (Dublin. CA)
  • 1987: On Sick Leave
  • 1989-1990: St. Philip Neri Church (Alameda, CA)
  • 1991: Oakland Army Reserve
  • 1992-2002: US Army Reserve

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Ronald J Lagasse:

In 1984, Fr. Ronald J LaGasse was arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy while serving at St. Raymond in Dublin, California. According to media reports, he was sent for treatment at Saint Luke Institute and placed on leave for one year, then reassigned. LaGasse then worked as an abbot of an independent Benedictine Monastery in Hawaii. In 2008, LaGasse was excommunicated and was last seen living in Phoenix, Arizona.

In 2019, Lagasse was listed on the Diocese of Oakland list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.

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