Catholic Priest

Colman O'Connor


On January 2, 2019, the Diocese of Monterey released a list of 30 clergymen who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children.  Colman O’Connor was listed as a credibly accused priest not previously released to the public.  The diocese acknowledged that it received reports of sexual abuse involving O’Connor in 1993 arising out of incidents occurring between 1979-1980.  O’Connor died in 1996.