Thomas Dermody

Status: Retired in 2002. Deceased 2017.
Diocesan Response:Left ministry in this diocese in 1992, and assigned to prison ministry outside the Diocese
Year and Place of Birth: 1937, Ireland
Seminary Attended: St. Kieran's College, Ireland
Date Ordained / Connection to Diocese: Ordained 1962 as priest of the Diocese of Sacramento

Assignments in Diocese of Sacramento

  • 1962-1963: St. Monica, Willows
  • 1963-1969: St. Peter, Sacramento
  • 1969-1972: St. Patrick, Placerville
  • 1972-1973: St. Anne, Sacramento
  • 1973-1976: All Hallows, Sacramento and part-time chaplain for California Youth Authority
  • 1976-1989: St. John the Baptist, Chico
  • 1989-1990 Sabbatical leave
  • 1990: Immaculate Conception, Downieville

Reporting Victims

Date range of alleged abuse: 1973-1985

  1. Female, under the age of 18
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1992
  2. Female, under the age of 18
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1992
  3. Female, between the ages of 18-25
    • Nature of accusation(s): Assault and forcible kissing
    • Year reported to diocese: 2019