Fr. Robert J. Donat

Ordained: 1966
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of San Bernardino CA

Donat worked in San Diego Diocese 1966-69. In 1969-93 he taught at Aquinas High School in San Bernardino. After leaving Aquinas, he was pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes in Montclair until 2006. Diocese first learned in 12/10 that Donat allegedly abused a student at Aquinas in 1973. At least 4-5 other accusers have contacted attorneys claiming abuse. Privileges removed in 8/11 after review board found allegations credible. Sentenced by Vatican to Prayer and Penance. On diocese’s list 10/9/18.

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