Fr. Diego Mazon

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Diocese of Gallup

Summary of Assignments:  

  • 1977 – 1980: St. Joseph Church; San Fidel, NM
  • 1980 – 1981: St. Michael’s Mission; St. Michaels, AZ
  • 1990 – 1994: Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament; Ft. Defiance, AZ
  • 1994 – 2003: St. Francis Church; Gallup, NM

Notes:  In 2/09 it was revealed that Mazon had been removed from ministry in Gallup diocese in 2004 because of old allegation that he had sexually and psychologically abused a girl from 1974 to 1978 while at St. John’s in Roswell. Civil suit filed 2005 against Mazon & Santa Fe Archdiocese. It was settled and dismissed 2/06. Living as of 2011 at Order’s Juan Diego Friary in Albuquerque, possibly with former Archbishop Sanchez. Mazon’s name added diocese’s list of credibly accused in 5/17.

Sources:  Senior Friar Newsletter of Our Lady of Guadalupe Province Summer 2005Gallup Independent 02.13.09Gallup Independent 05.28.11Gallup Independent 11.11.13Cibola Beacon 05.10.17