Fr. Edward J. Dober: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Edward J. Dober

Ordained: 1976
  • 1977-1980: St. Joseph, Carpinteria, CA
  • 1981-1982: St. Hilary, Pico Rivera, CA
  • 1983-1990: Seminary of Our Lady Queen of Angels, San Fernando, CA
  • 1991-1993: San Buenaventura Mission, Ventura, CA
  • 1994: St. Columbkille, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1995-2006: Our Lady of the Rosary, Paramount, CA
  • 2007-2016: St. John of God, Norwalk, CA
  • 2017-2018: Retired, location unknown

In 2002, Fr. Edward J. Dober was accused of sexually abusing a boy in 1990 to 1991 while he was working at Queen of Angels Junior Seminary in Los Angeles. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ review board deemed the accusation unfounded. In 2007, the Archdiocese settled a lawsuit accusing Fr. Dober of child sexual abuse. Fr. Dober was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. As of 2017, he was an active priest working in Norwalk, CA at St. John of God. His status as a priest, current whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.