Catholic Priest

Walter Fernando

Ordained: 1973

Walter Fernando was ordained in 1973 in Sri Lanka.  In 1981, he worked as a temporary associate priest in Los Angeles.  He was incardinated in Los Angeles in 1986.  In 2003, a lawsuit was filed accusing Fernando of abusing a 17 year-old girl from 1980-1981.  He was placed on leave in 2004.

Father Fernando's Assignments

St. Hilary ChurchPico Rivera, California1981
St. John the Baptist de la Salle ChurchGranada Hills, California1981
St. Rose of Lima ParishSimi Valley, California1986
Cathedral ChapelLos Angeles, California1990
St. Gregory the Great ChurchWhittier, California1992
Assumption ParishPasadena, California1992