Catholic Priest

Edward Lawrence Ball

Ordained: 1966

Edward Lawrence Ball became a registered sex offender in 1992 after he was convicted of sexual offenses involving the abuse of two altar boys. The boys’ families filed civil lawsuits that settled out of court in 1994. In 1999, Ball was arrested in Aurora, IL on charges that he molested other boys and girls in San Bernardino County throughout the 1980s. Ball was laicized in 2002 and has since passed away.

Father Ball's Assignments

St. John the BaptistHaycock Run, PA1966..1967
St. Joseph'sMarienstein, PA1966..1967
St. LawrenceRiegelsville, PA1966..1967
Sacred Heart NovitiateYoungstown, OH1967..1968
Sacred Heart SeminaryCenter Valley, PA1968..1971
MSC CenterShelby, PA1971..1980
Our Lady of the AssumptionSan Bernardino, CA1978..1984
Bishop's CouncilSan Bernardino, CA1980
Straling InstitutionSan Bernardino, CA1981
Unknown, but listed in Diocese of San Bernardino in Catholic directoriesSan Bernardino, CA1983..1986
Not listed in Catholic directories1986..1989
Our Lady of FatimaSan Bernardino, CA1989..1993
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Community Aurora, IL1993..2001