Fr. Joseph Tacderas: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Joseph Tacderas

Ordination: Unknown
  • 1979-1981: St. Helen, South Gate, CA
  • 1982-1983: St. Matthias, Huntington Park, CA
  • 1984-1986: On duty outside the Diocese
  • 1987: Absent on sick leave
  • 1988-2018: Unknown

At least one survivor has come forward alleging child sexual abuse by Fr. Joseph Tacderas in approximately 1983. Fr. Tacderas was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. It is believed Fr. Tacderas was living in San Antonio, TX and may have died in approximately 2011. From 1984 until his death, Fr. Tacderas’s status as a priest, whereabouts and whether he had access to children are unknown.