Fr. Cleve W. Carey: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Cleve W. Carey

Ordained: 1960
  • 1961-1963: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Long Beach, CA
  • 1964-1966: St. Anthony of Padua, Gardena, CA
  • 1967: St. Kevin, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1968-1970: Holy Cross Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1971: St. Luke Hospital, Pasadena, CA
  • 1972-1974: Little Company of Mary Hospital, Torrance, CA
  • 1975-1976: St. Frances X Cabrini Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1976: Seal Beach, retirement community
  • 1977-1981: Private residence in Los Alamitos, CA
  • 1982-1987: Private residence, Ramona, CA
  • 1988: Died

Fr. Carey is accused of sexually abusing children between 1963 and 1966. Fr. Carey was named in at least one civil lawsuit. He retired in 1976 and died in May 1988. His name was included on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2004 list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. Fr. Carey’s personnel file proffer was released in January 2013.

Detailed Clergy Assignment Record: Fr. Cleve W. Carey