Catholic Priest

Gerald B. Fessard

Ordained: 1972

Gerald Fessard has been accused of sexually abusing at least 8 victims.  After assignments and accusations at numerous parishes, criminal charges were brought in 1987.  Fessard pled contest to battery and assault of at least four students at San Fernando Mission minor seminary.  He was sentenced to three years probation.  Despite his history and criminal conviction, from 1987 to 2002, he worked at Tribunal in Los Angeles.  He resigned in 2002 and was laicized in 2007.

Father Fessard's Assignments

St. CharlesNorth Hollywood1972
St. Pius XSanta Fe Springs1975
Santa Clara High SchoolOxnard1977
Santa Clara ParishOxnard1977
St. Bernard High School Playa Del Rey1980
St. ClementOcean Park1980
Associate Superintendent of Elementary Schools1981
St. EugeneLos Angeles1981
St. Paul Los Angeles1985
St. Martin of ToursBrentwood1986
Dean of Studies at Queen of Angels SeminaryMission Hills 1987
Assigned to Tribunal at the ChanceryLos Angeles1987
Assigned for residence at St. Timothy'sLos Angeles1988
Education LeaveRome1989
Tribunal at ChanceryLos Angeles1991..2002
St. LukeTemple City1991..1994
St. Gregory NazianzenLos Angeles1994
Maryknoll Sisters ConventMonrovia1995