Br. Kevin Dunne, O.F.M.: Credible Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Involving a Minor

Br. Kevin Dunne, O.F.M.

Accused Brother Kevin Dunne
Ordained: 1944
  • 1945-1946: Old Mission San Luis Rey, San Luis Rey, CA (SD)
  • 1946-1948: St. Anthony’s, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA (LA)
  • 1948-1949: Old Mission San Miguel, San Miguel, CA (SFR)
  • 1949: Old Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA (LA)
  • 1949-1951: St. Anthony’s, San Francisco, CA (SFR)
  • 1951-1953: St. Anthony’s, Santa Barbara, CA (SFR)
  • 1953-1955: Casa Paz y Bien, Phoenix, AZ (TUC)
  • 1956-1961: Holy Cross Retreat, Mesilla Park, NM (LSC)
  • 1961-1972: St. Anthony’s, Santa Barbara, CA (SAC)
  • 1972-1975: Old Mission San Luis Rey, San Luis Rey, CA (SD)
  • 1975-1976: St. Anthony’s Santa Barbara, CA (SFR)
  • 1977-1980: Unknown
  • 1981-1985: Formation House, Highland Park, CA (LA)
  • 1985-1990: St. Joseph’s, Los Angeles, CA (LA)
  • 1990-1994: Serra Retreat, Malibu, CA (LA)
  • 1994-1995: Old Mission San Luis Rey, San Luis Rey, CA (SD)
  • 1995-1997: San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, AZ (TUC)
  • 1997-1982: St. Mary’s, Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
  • 1982-2004: Mission San Antonio, Jolon, CA (MRY)
  • 2004-2005: Hermitage, Sebastopol, CA (SR)
  • 2005-2007: St. Francis Retreat, San Juan Bautista, CA (SJ)
  • 2007-2009: Elder Care Facility, CA
  • 2010: Died

Br. Kevin Dunne was a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of Saint Barbara, part of what is formally known as the Order of Friars Minor. He was included in the Franciscan Friars Province of Saint Barbara’s “List of Franciscan Friars from the St. Barbara Province with Credibly (sic) Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor” in the section “Deceased Former Province of St. Barbara Friars Who Have Been Credibly Accused.” According to a civil lawsuit filed in 2004, Br. Dunne was accused of sexually abusing a student from approximately 1970 to 1971 at St. Anthony’s in Santa Barbara, California. Br. Dunne was living in California until his death; whether he had access to children is unknown.