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Fr. Bernard Dabbene, S.D.B.

Ordination: 1966

Notes: Fr. Bernard Dabbene was suspended in 2000 after being arrested for sexually abusing a minor. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of molesting a minor and was sentenced to three years’ probation and community service. He was ordered to register as a sex offender. Fr. Dabbene was named in at least one civil lawsuit. Fr. Dabbene’s whereabouts and access to children from 2000 until his death in 2010 are unknown.


Late 1950s Salesian Seminary, Richmond, CA

1966-1968 St. Francis High School, Watsonville, CA

1968-1972 Don Bosco Technical High School, S. San Gabriel/Rosemead, CA

1972-1979 Salesian High School, Richmond, CA (OAK)

1979-1982 Don Bosco Technical Institute, Rosemead, CA

1982-1983 Unknown

1983-1984 Salesian Provincial Residence, San Francisco, CA

1984-1985 Salesian Community, Berkeley, CA

1985-1989 St. John Bosco High School, Bellflower, CA

1989-1993 Salesian Provincial Residence, San Francisco, CA

1993-1999 Corpus Christi, San Francisco, CA

1998-2000 Archdiocesan Vicar for Parishes and Archdiocese Board of Education, San Francisco, CA

1999-2000 Cathedral of St. Mary (Assumption), San Francisco, CA

2000-2010 Salesian Provincial Residence, San Francisco, CA

9/9/2010 Died