Fr. James Grimes

Fr. James Grimes

Ordination: 1942

Notes: Fr. James Grimes stands accused of sexually abusing at least three children from approximately 1958 to 1959 while working at All Saints Catholic Church in Los Angeles. Fr. Grimes was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. Fr. Grimes’ whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he had access to children from 1975 until his death in 1978 are unknown.


1943-1948 St. Monica, Santa Monica, CA

1949-1950 St. Aloysius’, Los Angeles, CA

1951-1957 Holy Spirit, Los Angeles, CA

1957 St Rose of Lima, Maywood, CA; Rancho Los Amigos,

Hondo, CA; St. Raymond Downey, CA

1958 St. Raymond, Downey, CA; Holy Name, Los Angeles; Sick


1959 All Saints, Los Angeles, CA; St. Anne, Santa Ana, CA;

St. Camillus de Lellis, Los Angeles, CA; St. Vibiana

Catherdral, Los Angeles, CA; Sick Leave

1960 St. Gertrude, Bell Garden, CA; St. Mary, Fullerton, CA

1961 Sick Leave; Fullerton, CA

1962-1964 Absent On Leave

1965 St. Joseph, Carpinteria, CA

1966 St. Gerard Majella, Los Angeles, CA; St. Irenaeus; St.

Anthony, El Segundo, CA; St. Pancratius, Lakewood, CA

1967 St. Pancratius, Lakewood, CA; Sick Leave

1968-1970 On Sick Leave

1970-1971 Precious Blood, Los Angeles, CA

1972 Precious Blood, Los Angeles, CA; St. Mariana de Paredes,

Pico Rivera; Sick Leave

1973 Absent on Sick Leave; St. Bernardine of Siena, Woodland


1974 St. Bernardine of Siena Church, Woodland Hills, CA

1975 Retired

1978 Died

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