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Fr. Stephen Whelan, S.D.B.


Ordination: 1969

Notes: Fr. Stephen Whelan is a Salesian priest who worked in several California dioceses, including the Diocese of Oakland and Archdiocese of San Francisco. In a 2003 civil lawsuit, Fr. Whelan was accused of sexually abusing a child from 1970 to 1971 at St. John Bosco High School in Richmond, California. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the survivor. Following the verdict, Fr. Whelan was removed from ministry and sent to a provincial house in Berkeley, California, where he is believed to still reside.

1970 Salesian High School, Richmond, CA (OAK)

1971-1978 St. John Bosco High School, Bellflower, CA (LA)

1979-1980 St. Francis Junior High School, Watsonville, CA (MRY)

1981-1983 Unknown 1984-2005 SS. Peter and Paul, San Francisco, CA (SFR)

2006-2008 Salesian Provincial Residence, San Francisco, CA (SFR)

2009-2016 Berkeley Salesians of Don Bosco, Berkeley, CA (OAK)

2017-2018 Unknown