Fr. Sidney J. Custodio: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Sidney J. Custodio

Sidney Custodio
Ordination: Unknown
  • 1955: St. Raphael’s, San Rafael, CA
  • 1956-1957: Bishop O’Dowd High School, Oakland, CA
  • 1958-1964: St. Gregory’s, San Mateo, CA
  • 1958-1965: Serra High School for Boys, San Mateo, CA
  • 1965: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Belmont, CA
  • 1966-1967: St. Patrick’s, San Jose, CA
  • 1968: St. Thomas More, San Francisco, CA
  • 1969: St. Peter, Pacifica, CA
  • 1970-1973: St. Michael’s, San Francisco, CA
  • 1974: St. Anthony, Menlo Park, CA
  • 1975-2018: Unknown

At least one survivor has come forward alleging child sexual abuse by Fr. Sidney J. Custodio, from approximately 1960 to 1963, while he worked at St. Gregory in San Mateo, California. In addition to being assigned in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, he reportedly also worked in the Diocese of Oakland at St. Paschal Baylon in Oakland. Fr. Custodio has been named in at least one civil lawsuit. As of 2008, he was believed to be living in Menlo Park, California. Fr. Custodio’s current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown