Fr. Matthew J. Thompson: Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Matthew J. Thompson

  • 1922-1923: St. Patrick’s Seminary, Menlo Park, California
  • 1923-1928: St. Bernard’s Seminary, Rochester, NY (ROC)
  • 1928-1930: St. Gregory’s, Los Angeles, CA (LA)
  • 1930-1934: St. Ignatius, Los Angeles, CA (LA)
  • 1934-1937: St. Joseph, San Diego, CA (SD)
  • 1937-1939: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Calexico, CA
  • 1939-1940: Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Diego, CA (SD)
  • 1940-1942: Nazareth House, San Diego, CA (SD)
  • 1942-1943: St. Joseph, Big Bear Lake, CA (SD)
  • 1943-1975: St. Edward’s, Corona, CA (SD)
  • 1975-1976: Retired; St. Edward’s, Corona, CA (SD)
  • 1976: Died

Notes: At least two survivors have alleged child sexual abuse by Fr. Matthew Thompson. Fr. Thompson worked in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles before being transferred to the Diocese of San Diego. Fr. Thompson’s name appears on a list of priests with credible allegations of abuse released by the Diocese of San Diego in 2007. Fr. Thompson’s personnel file was released by the San Diego Diocese in 2010.