Br. William C. Farrington, S.J.: Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Children

Br. William C. Farrington, S.J.

Accused William Farrington

As of 2012, Br. Farrington has been accused of sexual abuse by at least six people. Two sexual abuse accusations come from his time at Bellarmine Prep in San Jose, California, and an additional four come from his time at Jesuit High School in Carmichael, California. Br. Farrington worked at Bellarmine Prep in the 1960s and at Jesuit High School in the 1980s. The presidents of both schools have written letters to alumni publicly apologizing for Br. Farrington’s sexual misconduct. In 2002, Br. Farrington was officially removed from ministry and placed in the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, where he is believed to still be living. It is unknown whether he has access to children.