Fr. Barry E. Vinyard

Fr. Barry E. Vinyard

Ordination: 1975

Notes: Fr. Barry Vinyard worked as a deacon at St. Joseph in Barstow prior to being ordained a priest in 1975. A 2003 lawsuit alleged that Fr. Barry Vinyard had sexually abused a minor from 1978 to 1979 while working at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Calexico. After the lawsuit was filed, Fr. Vinyard retired and the Diocese of San Diego revoked his faculties. Fr. Vinyard was included in the Diocese of San Diego’s list of priests where the Diocese has received a credible allegation involving sexual abuse of a minor. Fr. Vinyard was believed to be residing in San Diego as of 2016. His current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.


1974-1975 St. Joseph, Barstow, CA (deacon)

1976 On Duty Outside the Diocese

1977-1981 Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Calexico, CA

1982-1983 St. John Church, Encinitas, CA

1984-1985 St. Patrick Church, Carlsbad, CA

1986 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, San Diego, CA

1987-1991 Our Lady of Guadalupe, Calexico, CA

1991-1997 University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

1998-2000 Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Lakeside, CA

2001-2006 Unknown

2007-2008 Retired

2001-2018 Unknown

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