Catholic Priest

Wallace J. Daley

Ordained: 1955

Wallace J. Daley is accused of abusing six victims at three different parishes in the Los Angeles area from 1957 to 1963.  He served as chaplain at Lynwood’s St. Francis Medical Center from June 1962 to March 1963, but his career as a priest included many sporadic assignments and leaves.  He was excardinated from Los Angeles Archdiocese in 1976 but remained active in other dioceses.  Daley died in 2000.

In 2002, Daley was named in a civil lawsuit which alleged that he molested a young boy 41 years earlier.  The lawsuit settled in 2006.

Father Daley's Assignments

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Los Angeles, California1956..1957
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Downey, California1958..1959
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church Pasadena, California1960
Santa Teresita Catholic Church Los Angeles, California1961..1962
St. Francis Hospital Lynwood, California1963
St. Philomena Catholic Church Carson, California1964..1965
Absent on Leave1966
On Duty Outside Diocese1967..1974
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Santa Ana, California1975..1978
St. Joachim Church Costa Mesa, California1989