Fr. Timothy Lane: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Timothy Lane

Ordained: 1995
  • 1996: Bishop Garcia Diego High School, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1997-1998: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1999-2006: St. Joseph High School, Santa Maria, CA
  • 2007-2017: St. Joseph Seminary, Santa Maria, CA
  • 2018: Unknown

Fr. Timothy Lane was accused of sexually abusing an 18-year-old girl in 2006 at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Santa Maria. Fr. Lane was subsequently transferred to Missouri. Due to insufficient evidence, no criminal charges could be filed. According to the Official Catholic Directory, as of 2017 Fr. Lane was the Guestmaster at St. Joseph Seminary in Santa Maria, CA. Whether Fr. Lane has access to children is unknown.