Fr. Frank Sierra

Order: SF
Ordained: 1946
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Las Cruces NM

Ordained in 1946. Teaching high school in Buenos Aires by 1951. Arrived in Pueblo CO diocese in 1951 to replace his brother, John Sierra. Worked in El Paso and several parishes in the 1950s and 1960s, later part of the Las Cruces NM diocese. Working by 1970 in the San Diego CA diocese. Retired in 1988. Accused in a 1994 civil suit of abuse of girls in Santa Cruz NM; settled. Included on the San Diego diocese’s list of credibly accused in 3/07. Status was ‘removed.’ Personnel file released 10/25/10. Included on the Santa Fe archdiocese’s list of credibly accused on 9/12/17. On Las Cruces diocese’s list 11/8/18. On El Paso’s list 1/31/19.

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