Fr. John Charles Keith

Fr. John Charles Keith

Ordination: 1956

Notes: Fr. John Charles Keith has been accused of sexually abusing children in approximately 1972 and 1985. In 1993, Fr. Keith was sent to the St. Luke institute, an institution known for treating priests accused of child sexual abuse. In 2002, Fr. Keith was informed that he could no longer celebrate mass or present himself as a priest. He has been named in at least two civil lawsuits. Fr. Keith 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. Keith’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children from 1991 until his death in 2003 are unknown.


1957 Alma College, Los Gatos, CA

1958-1963 St. Joseph’s Cathedral, San Diego, CA

1959-1962 San Diego College for Men, San Diego, CA

1960 St. Bernardine’s, San Bernardino, CA

1961 Our Lady of Fatima, San Bernardino, CA

1962 Aquinas High School, San Diego, CA

1963 Chaplain, U.S. Army, San Diego, CA

1964 St. Anthony’s, National City, CA

1965 Aquinas High School, San Diego, CA

1966-1970 St. Louis’, Cathedral City, San Diego, CA

1971-1976 St. Joseph, Barstow, CA

1977 St. Francis De Sales, Riverside, CA

1978-1981 St. Charles Borromeo, San Diego, CA

1982 St. Martin of Tours, La Mesa, CA

1983 Grossmont, Kaiser, and Alvarado Hospital, Grossmont, CA

1984-1989 Unknown

1990 Little Flower Haven, La Mesa, CA

1991-2003 Retired

2003 Died

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