Fr. Terrence Reilly, O.P.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Terrence Reilly, O.P.

Terrence Reilly
  • 1960-1969: Unknown
  • 1970-1980: Daniel Murphy High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1981-2018: Unknown

Fr. Terrence Reilly was a Dominican priest with ties to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Archdiocese of San Francisco, and Diocese of Oakland. He has been accused by at least three people of child sexual abuse. Fr. Reilly has been named in at least one civil lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse. In 2002, a victim reported child sexual abuse by Fr. Reilly while he was a student at Daniel Murphy High School in 1976. Fr. Reilly has also been accused of child sexual abuse at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Los Angeles. It is believed that Fr. Reilly was in residence for several years at Saint Dominic in San Francisco. It is also believed that Fr. Reilly was at St. Albert’s Priory in Oakland for a period of time after 2003, a location where many accused priests have been housed. Fr. Reilly was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. It is believed Fr. Reilly died in approximately 2016. Since 1980, Fr. Reilly’s whereabouts, his status as a priest, and whether he had access to children are unknown.

Detailed Clergy Assignment Record: Fr. Terrence Reilly