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Fr. Louis Aloysius Garcia


Ordained, 1963

Notes: Fr. Louis Aloysius Garcia worked in the Diocese of Monterey-Fresno and later in the Diocese of Fresno. After working for multiple years at Porterville State Hospital in Porterville, California, Fr. Garcia was accused of sexually abusing several young developmentally disabled patients. He was charged with 19 counts relating to child sexual abuse which involved six male and two female patients. Some of the charges were dismissed, but he was eventually convicted and sentenced to six years in prison. Fr. Garcia’s current status as a priest, his whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.


1964-1967 St. Joseph, Selma, CA (MF) 

1968-1969 St. Mary, Sanger, CA (FRS) 

1969 Secretariat of the Spanish Speaking, Fresno, CA (FRS)

1970-1971 St. Thomas the Apostle, Goshen, CA (FRS) 

1972 Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Bakersfield, CA (FRS)

1973-1975 On Duty Outside the Diocese (FRS); U.S. Air Force

1976-1978 Mercy Hospital, Bakersfield, CA (FRS)

1979 St. Agnes’ Hospital, Fresno, CA (FRS)

1979-1980 Porterville State Hospital, Porterville, CA (FRS)

1981 St. John Cathedral, Fresno, CA (FRS)

1982-1991 Leave of Absence (FRS)

1991-2019 Unknown