Fr. John Joseph Hackett: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. John Joseph Hackett

Ordination: Unknown
  • 1936: St. Cecilia’s, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1937-1939: Holy Trinity, Burbank, CA
  • 1940-1943: Holy Cross, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1944: St. Michael’s, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1945-1946: St. Ann’s, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1947-1949: St. Sebastian’s, Santa Paula, CA
  • 1950-1985: St. Catherine of Siena, Reseda, CA
  • 1986-1987: Retired
  • 1988: Died

One survivor came forward alleging child sexual abuse by Fr. John Hackett in 1969 while he was working in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Fr Hackett has been named in one civil lawsuit. Fr. Hackett’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children from 1986 until his death in 1998 are unknown.

Detailed Clergy Assignment Record: Fr. John Joseph Hackett