Catholic Priest

Dominic Savino

Ordained: 1958

,Dominic Savino started at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino in 1977 as a part-time counselor, after working at De Sales High School in Louisville, Kentucky, Savino left Crespi in 1986 to pursue a doctorate in psychology, then returned to the school in 1995 — serving as the school’s resident psychotherapist in 1995. In 2002, he was removed from Crespi after allegations he abused two brothers in 1979 as well as others in 1970s.  Savino was also accused of abusing 5 high school boys in Louisville, KY 1966-1973. Savino “acknowledged” some incidents and that he had sought therapy and counseling.   In 2006, a civil lawsuit against Savino and others settled for $10 million.

Father Savino's Assignments

Crespi Carmelite High School Encino, California1980..1985
Carmel West Community Encino, California1986..1997
Crespi Carmelite High School Encino, California1998..2003