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Fr. Joseph Dondero, S.J.

Ordination: Unknown

Notes: Fr. Joseph Dondero worked in the Archdiocese of San Francisco and the Diocese of San Jose. According to the Diocese of San Jose, Fr. Dondero engaged in sexual misconduct with a child at St. Joseph Parish in the 1960s. In 2002, the Diocese of San Jose received a report that Fr. Dondero sexually abused a child. The Diocese of San Jose included Fr. Dondero in its list of clergy with credible allegations of sexual abuse of children.


1949-1951 St. Joseph Parish, San Jose, CA (SFR)

1951-1952 Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

1952-1963 Jesuit Retreat Center, Los Altos, CA (SFR)

1963-1973 St. Joseph Parish, San Jose, CA (SFR)

1973-1980 St. Thomas Canterbury Parish, Campbell, CA (SFR)

1980-1997 Sacred Heart Jesuit Center - Los Gatos, CA (1980 SFR; 1981-1997 SJ)

1997 Died