Fr. John J. Fitzgerald, C.S.C.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor

Fr. John J. Fitzgerald, C.S.C.

Ordained, 1969
  • 1970-1976 Notre Dame High School, Niles, IL (CHI)
  • 1977-1980 Moreau Seminary, Notre Dame, IN (FTW)
  • 1981-1983 Holy Cross Community, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (FTW)
  • 1984 Holy Cross Center, Berkeley, CA (OAK)
  • 1984-1985 Provincial House, South Bend, IN (FTW)
  • 1985-1987 Andre House, Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
  • 1988 Unknown
  • 1989-1993 Congregation of Holy Cross Provincial House, South Bend, IN (FTW)
  • 1994-2019 Unknown

Fr. John J. Fitzgerald was a member of the Congregation of the Holy Cross. In 2019, Fr. Fitzgerald was included in the Congregation of the Holy Cross’ “List of Those Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.” According to this list, a report was made in 1992 alleging that Fr. Fitzgerald sexually abused a minor in or about the 1970s in Illinois. This list also states that Fr. Fitzgerald was removed from ministry in approximately 1992 and reportedly left the Congregation of the Holy Cross in approximately 1997. Fr. Fitzgerald is believed to be living in San Francisco, California. His current status as a priest and whether he has access to children are unknown