Patrick J. Cotter

Ordained: 1957

Patrick J. Cotter was accused by two victims of abuse between 1963-1964 at both Joseph Catholic Church in Pomona and St. Ambrose Catholic Church in West Hollywood.  The claims included an accusation that he molested a teenage girl while serving at St. Joseph Church in Pomona.  In 1975, the Archdiocese Personnel Board recommended that Cotter retire.  He retired shortly thereafter.

Father Cotter's Assignments

St. Gregory Nazianzen Catholic Church Los Angeles, California1958..1959
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church Maywood, California1960
St. Bernard Catholic Church Bellflower, California1961
St. Gertrude Catholic Church Bell Gardens, California1962
St. Joseph Catholic Church Pomona, California1963..1964
Holy Family Catholic Church South Pasadena, California1965
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Los Angeles, California1966..1970
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Downey, California1971
Absent on Sick Leave1972
St. Ambrose Catholic Church West Hollywood, California1973..1975