According to a list of priests credibly accused of child sexual abuse released by the Diocese of San Jose in October of 2018, in 2002, it was reported that Joseph Dondero had sexually abused a child at St. Joseph in the 1960s. In 1973, Dondero was transferred to St. Thomas Canterbury in Campbell, CA. In 1980, he moved to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, CA, where he died in 1997.
Father Dondero's Assignments
|St. Joseph Parish||San Jose, CA||1949..1951|
|Loyola Marymount University||Los Angeles, CA||1951..1952|
|Jesuit Retreat Center||Los Altos, CA||1952..1963|
|St. Joseph Parish||San Jose, CA||1963..1973|
|St. Thomas Canterbury Parish||Campbell, CA||1973..1980|
|Sacred Heart Jesuit Center||Los Gatos, CA||1980..1997|