Br./Fr. Pedro Vasquez, O.F.M.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Br./Fr. Pedro Vasquez, O.F.M.

Ordained: 1971
  • 1972-1989: Unknown
  • 1990-1995: Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Jose, CA
  • 1996: St. Elizabeth, Oakland, CA
  • 1997-2002: Unknown
  • 2003-2012: Franciscan Friary, Order of Friars Minor, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2012-2017: Franciscan Friars of California, Oakland, CA
  • 2018: Unknown

At least one survivor has come forward alleging child sexual abuse by Br./Fr. Vasquez, in the 2000s while he worked at the Franciscan Friary in Santa Barbara. Br./Fr. Vasquez has been named in a 2008 civil lawsuit. It is believed Br./Fr. Vasquez may have died in 2016. Prior to his death he may have been living in Los Banos, CA. Br./Fr. Vasquez’s current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.