Catholic Priest

Jose J. Mendez

Ordained: 1983

Jose J. Mendez, a member of the Augustinian Recollects, was accused of sex abuse from 1985-1987, according to the Los Angeles Archdiocese.  Mendez also spent time at St. Augustine’s Monastery in Kansas City, Kansas.  Mendez admitted to fathering at least one child and was threatened with a separate paternity suit.  He left the Archdiocese in 1993.

Father Mendez's Assignments

Casa Morena Santa Ana, California1985
San Miguel Catholic Church Los Angeles, California1986..1987
Cristo Rey Catholic Church Los Angeles, California1988..1990
St. Augustine Priory Oxnard, California1991..1993
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Santa Ana, California1994