Bishop McElroy to host Town Hall Meetings

Town Hall Meetings: Bishop McElroy 

Bishop McElroy will be hosting a series of “Town Hall” meetings in October as a result of the crisis we face as a church due to the sexual abuse of minors and other vulnerable adults by clergy, and the failure of bishops to adequately protect those entrusted to their care. The purpose of the town hall meetings is to hear the input of the Catholic faithful regarding meaningful reform of the church, to hear from those who have been abused or their family members, to allow the people to hear from their bishop directly regarding safeguards in place here in the Diocese of San Diego, and, perhaps most importantly, simply to pray for God’s guidance every step of the way.

The schedule of town hall meetings follows:



  • Friday, October 5th, 7:00 pm               South Bay Deanery, Saint Charles Parish

        990 Saturn Blvd., San Diego, 92154

  • Saturday, October 6th, 9:00 am           Imperial Valley Deanery, Saint Mary Parish, El Centro

         795 La Brucherie Road, El Centro, 92243

  • Wednesday, October 17th, 7:00 pm    Oceanside Deanery, Church of the Nativity

         6309 El Apajo Road, Rancho Santa Fe, 92067

  • Thursday, October 18th, 7:00 pm        Escondido Deanery, St. Gabriel Parish

         13734 Twin Peaks Road, Poway, 92064, Msgr. Charles Dollen Hall

  • Monday,  November 5, 10:00 a.m USD – Joan B. Kroc Institute

         5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, 92110

Click Below to Read the letter from Bishop McElroy to the Catholic community of the Diocese of San Diego

Bishop McElroy Letter Regarding Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report – English

Bishop McElroy Letter Regarding Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report – Spanish