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Msgr. Daniel J. Murray


Ordination: 1973

Notes: Fr. Daniel J. Murray was accused of sexual misconduct in 1991, but the Diocese of Orange was reported that they were unable to substantiate the claims. In 2003, Fr. Murray was named in a child sexual abuse lawsuit. The suit alleges Fr. Murray sexually abused one youth from approximately 1973 to 1979. The settlement of the lawsuit was kept secret for a year before the public was informed and Fr. Murray was placed on leave. Fr. Murray worked as a vocations director for the Diocese of Orange. Fr. Murray was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. As of 2016, it is believed Fr. Murray was residing in Phelan, California. Fr. Murray’s current status as a priest, his whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.


1974-1975 St. Mark Church, Venice, CA

1976-1977 St. Columban, Garden Grove, CA

1978 On Duty Outside 1979 Educational Leave

1980 St. Joseph’s, Placentia, CA

1981-1982 Pastoral Service Center, Orange, CA

1983 Unknown

1984-1995 St. Boniface Church, Anaheim, CA

1996-1999 St. Callistus, Garden Grove, CA

2000-2005 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Newport Beach, CA

2004-2011 Administrative Leave

2012-2014 Unknown

2015-2017 Administrative Leave