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Br. John Moriarty, F.S.C.

Ordination: 1951

Notes: Br. John Moriarty became a member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De la Salle Christian Brothers) in 1951. At least one survivor has alleged child sexual abuse by Br. Moriarty, from approximately 1975 to 1976, while he worked at St. Helena’s retreat house. It is reported that he worked in California, Oregon, and East Africa throughout his career. Br. Moriarty has been named in at least one civil lawsuit. In 2005, it was reported that he was living at the Wounded Brothers Project in Missouri, a treatment center for troubled clergy. As of 2008, it was reported that he had been living at Monte La Salle in Napa, California. It is believed Fr. Moriarty died in 2013. From 1993 to his death in 2013, Br. Moriarty’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children are unknown.


1952-1968 Unknown

1969-1973 LaSalle Manor, Plano, IL (JOL)

1974-1978 Christian Brothers’ Retreat House, St. Helena, CA (SR)

1979-1983 Unknown

1984-1989 California State Polytechnic Institute, San Luis Obispo, CA; Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA (MRY)

1990-1992 St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA (OAK)

1993-2018 Unknown