Fr. Edward Anthony Rodrigue

Fr. Edward Anthony Rodrigue

Ordination: Unknown

Notes: Fr. Rodrigue worked as a priest in the San Bernardino and San Diego dioceses for 22 years before retiring in 1983. He also worked in the Diocese of Oakland at St. Albert’s Priory in Oakland. Fr. Rodrigue was routinely transferred from parish to parish due to his serial sexual abuse. Several boys reported Fr. Rodrigue’s sexual abuse to clergy on many occasions, but either nothing was done, or Rodrigue was simply moved to a new parish. In 1979, Fr. Rodrigue pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor child molestation charge and was sentenced to probation, but was allowed to continue serving in the priesthood for another four years until his retirement. After further accusations surfaced, Fr. Rodrigue was laicized in 1992. According to a 1997 San Bernardino County Sheriff’s report, Fr. Rodrigue admitted to sexually abusing four or five boys every year during his 22 years in the priesthood; it has been approximated that he has abused 150 victims. In 1998, he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing an 11-year-old mentally disabled student. Fr. Rodrigue’s name was also included in San Diego and San Bernardino’s list of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse released in 2007. It is believed Fr. Rodrigue was last known to be living in Reno, NV and may have died in 2009.

Assignments:

1962-1964 Mary Star of the Sea, La Jolla, CA (SD)

1964-1966 Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Lakeside, CA

1966-1967 St. John, Encinitas, CA

1967-1971 Our Lady of Guadalupe, Calexico, CA

1971-1972 Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Indio, CA

1972-1973 St. Joseph, Barstow, CA

1973-1974 St. Augustine, Eagle Mountain, CA

1974-1975 St. Michael, Poway, CA

1975-1977 Our Lady of Guadalupe, El Centro, CA

1977-1981 St. George, Ontario, CA

1981-1982 St. Joseph the Worker, Loma Linda, CA

1983 Retired

1984-2018 Unknown

Take Action Today (844) 547-9444

PEARSON, SIMON & WARSHAW LLP 15165 Ventura Blvd. Suite 400 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
BOUCHER LLP 21600 W. Oxnard St., Suite 600 Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Contact us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

The information in this Attorney Advertising is provided by Daniel Warshaw of the California-based law firm Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP, 15165 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 400, Sherman Oaks, California 91403, Telephone: (818) 788-8300 and Raymond Boucher of the California based firm Boucher LLP, 21600 Oxnard Street, Suite 600, 33rd Floor, Woodland Hills, California 91367, Telephone (818) 340-5400.

Call Now ButtonCALL NOW