Fr. Jesus Jesse Dominguez
Notes: Fr. Jesus Dominguez has been accused of sexually abusing at least six children between 1973 and 1988, and six men have filed civil lawsuits naming him. The abuse allegedly occurred at Our Lady of Soledad in Coachella and a Los Angeles County Catholic school. Fr. Dominguez was laicized in 2000. In 2001, he pleaded no contest to misdemeanor child molestation. As of 2004, Fr. Dominguez was a registered sex offender. In 2005, Fr. Dominguez was criminally charged with sexually abusing two boys in approximately 1988 to 1989, but prosecutors believe he fled to Mexico before he could be arrested. Fr. Dominguez was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. Fr. Dominguez’s current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.
1984 St. Edward, Corona, CA
1985-1987 Our Lady of Soledad, Coachella, CA
1992-1993 Our Lady of Guadalupe
1994-1995 Absent on leave