Tag: William Savord

Fr. William Savord – Diocese of San Diego

Father William Savord

Diocese of San Diego

Ordained: 1957

Reigned: 1990

Died: 2004

 

Assigned as Follows: 

  • 1958-1962      St. Edward (Corona, CA)
  • 1963                Our Lady of Guadalupe (Calexico, CA)
  • 1964                Mercy Hospital (San Diego, CA)
  • 1965                St. William Church (Eagle Mountain, CA)
  • 1966-1968      Immaculate Heart of Mary (Niland, CA)
  • 1969                St. Joseph (Holtville, CA)
  • 1970-1971      Our Lady of the Lake (Lake Arrowhead, CA)
  • 1972-1974      St. Margaret Mary (Chino, CA)
  • 1975-1984      San Rafael (San Diego, CA)
  • 1984               St. Brigid (San Diego, CA)
  • 1985-1986      Our Lady of Lourdes Church (Montclair, CA)
  • 1987-1988      Our Lady of the Desert Church (Apple Valley, CA)

 

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father William Savord: 

For almost 30 years, Father William Savord worked in the San Diego diocese, before working in the Diocese of San Bernardino in 1984. According to media reports, a few years later, Father Savord was removed from active priesthood without privileges in October 1988.

He was sent for treatment at the Paraclete Center, an institution known for treating clergy accused of child sexual abuse. 

According to the Diocese of San Diego, Father Savord resigned from the priesthood in August 1990 because of problems in his “past life.” He died in July 2004.

In March 2007, his name was included in the Diocese of San Diego’s list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. No specific information was found as to actual allegations.

His personnel file released was released in October 2010.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Diego 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 Diego 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 at (954) 641-2100 (or toll-free at (888) 283-9922) or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. William Savord – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father William Savord

Diocese of San Bernardino

Ordained: 1957

Removed: 1988

Died: 2004

Assigned as follows:

  • 1958-1962      St. Edward (Corona, CA)
  • 1963                Our Lady of Guadalupe (Calexico, CA)
  • 1964                Mercy Hospital (San Diego, CA)
  • 1965                St. William Church (Eagle Mountain, CA)
  • 1966-1968      Immaculate Heart of Mary (Niland, CA)
  • 1969                St. Joseph (Holtville, CA)
  • 1970-1971      Our Lady of the Lake (Lake Arrowhead, CA)
  • 1972-1974      St. Margaret Mary (Chino, CA)
  • 1975-1984      San Rafael (San Diego, CA)
  • 1984                St. Brigid (San Diego, CA)
  • 1985-1986      Our Lady of Lourdes Church (Montclair, CA)
  • 1987-1988      Our Lady of the Desert Church (Apple Valley, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father William Savord:

For almost 30 years, Father William Savord worked in the San Diego diocese, before working in the Diocese of San Bernardino in 1984. According to media reports, a few years later, Father Savord was removed from active priesthood without privileges in October 1988. He was sent for treatment at the Paraclete Center, an institution known for treating clergy accused of child sexual abuse. 

According to the Diocese of San Diego, Father Savord resigned from the priesthood in August 1990 because of problems in his “past life.” He died in July 2004. In March 2007, his name was included in the Diocese of San Diego’s list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. No specific information was found as to actual allegations. His personnel file released was released in October 2010.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in San Bernardino, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims.  Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.