Fr. Matthias A. Berumen: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Matthias A. Berumen

Accused Priest Matthias Berumen
Ordained: 1986
  • 1987-1990: St. Didacus Church, Sylmar, CA
  • 1991-1995: St. Jude Church, Westlake Village, CA
  • 1996-1997: Unknown
  • 1998-1999: St. Martha, Valinda, CA
  • 2000-2018: Unknown

A 25-year-old man alleged that he was sexually abused by Fr. Matthias A. Berumen from 1985 to 1988 while Fr. Berumen worked at St. Martha Church in Valinda. A disclosure by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles states that one individual sued Fr. Berumen for sexually abusing him or her in 1990. Fr. Berumen was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. Fr. Berumen’s current whereabouts, his status as a priest and whether he has access to children are unknown.