Fr. John W. McDonald

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1943
Status: Accused

Died: 10/7/1985
Diocese: Diocese of Spokane WA

Per statement released by Diocese of Spokane in 11/07, McDonald was the subject of an accusation that was found to be credible or proven. He died 10/07/85. Most of his career was spent at Bellarmine Preparatory High School in Tacoma, WA. During the late 1940s through the 1950s he was assigned to St. Mary’s Indian Mission in Omak, WA, which was part of the Spokane diocese. On the Jesuits West list 12/7/18. It notes claims in 2009 of abuse 1948-53, 1953-60 and 1959-65.


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