Msgr. Thomas Patrick English: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Msgr. Thomas Patrick English

 

Ordained: 1927
Assignments:
  • 1927-1928: St. Vibiana’s Cathedral, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1929-1935: St. Augustine’s Church, Culver City, CA
  • 1936-1937: St. Elizabeth’s Parish, Altadena, CA
  • 1938-1939: Holy Family Church, Artesia, CA
  • 1940-1942: Our Lady of the Valley Church, Canoga Park, CA
  • 1943-1974: St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pomona, CA
  • 1975: Retired
  • 1975: Died

Msgr. English was born in Ireland and was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Los Angeles in 1927. According to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, he stands accused of sexually abusing one child between 1969 and 1970. Msgr. English was named in a 2003 lawsuit, which alleged that he sexually abused a child in 1969. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles determined the allegations were unfounded. Msgr. English was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.