Fr. Philip E. McCrillis

Fr. Philip E. McCrillis

Ordination: 1961

Notes: According to the Diocese of San Jose, Fr. Philip McCrillis engaged in sexual misconduct with children while at St. Albert the Great Parish and St. Patrick Seminary between 1968 and 1969. In 2004, two sisters filed a civil lawsuit against Fr. Philip McCrillis alleging that he had sexually abused them when they were children in the 1960s. Fr. McCrillis was allegedly in a relationship with their mother when the alleged abuse began. In 2004, Fr. McCrillis was permanently banned from ministry. Fr. McCrillis’ whereabouts and whether he had access to children from 2000 until his death in 2007 are unknown. The Diocese of San Jose included Fr. McCrillis on its list of clergy with credible allegations of sexual abuse of children.


1961-1965 St. Anne’s, San Francisco, CA

1966-1969 St. Albert the Great, Palo Alto, CA

1969 St. Anthony Parish, Menlo Park, CA

1970-1972 St. Patrick Seminary, Menlo Park, CA

1973-1976 Newman Club, California State University, San Jose, CA

1973-1976 Newman Club, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA

1973-1976 St. Nicholas, Los Altos, CA

1977-1983 On leave

1983-1991 St. Nicholas, Los Altos, CA

1990 St. Tomas of Canterbury, San Jose, CA

1991 Special assignment

1991-1996 Holy Spirit, San Jose, CA

1996-2000 Special assignment (Vicar for Parish, San Jose, CA)

1998-1999 Evangelization Committee

1998-2000 Diocesan Clergy Personnel

1998-2000 Consultation Processes

2000 Long Range Planning

2001-2004 Absent on sick leave

2004-2007 Retired

2007 Died

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