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Fr. James A. Ganahl


Ordination: 1956

Notes: Fr. James A. Ganahl was accused of abusing four girls from approximately 1961 to 1963 in San Bernardino and has been named in at least one civil lawsuit. In 2010, as part of a settlement with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, the Diocese of San Diego released Fr. Ganahl’s personnel file. Fr. Ganahl was included in the Diocese of San Diego’s list of priests where the Diocese has received a credible allegation involving sexual abuse of a minor


1957-1958 St. Vincent de Paul, San Diego, CA

1957-1964 San Diego College for Men, San Diego, CA

1959 St. Charles Borromeo, San Diego, CA

1960-1962 University High School, San Diego, CA

1965-1967 Immaculate Heart Seminary, San Diego, CA

1968-1973 San Gorgonio, Beaumont, CA

1974-1981 St. Joan of Arc, Victorville, CA

1982-1987 St. Catherine’s, Temecula, CA

1988-2004 Retired (15767 Tuscola Rd., Apt. 1, Apple Valley, CA 92307)

2005-2010 Retired (801 Magnolia Ave., Corona, 92879)

2010 Died