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Vincent I. Breen

Born: Jan 12, 1911

Death: Dec 31, 1986

Nationality: United States

Vincent I. Breen

Date of Birth : Jan 12, 1911
Date of Death : Dec 31, 1986

Vincent Ignatius Breen was a Roman Catholic priest of the United States dioceses of San Francisco and Oakland, California. Born in San Francisco in 1910 to an Irish steamfitter, Breen received ordination from St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park in 1936, serving as parish priest for Stockton, California from 1936 to 1937. From 1938 to 1941, Breen attended Catholic University in Washington, DC, receiving a PhD in Labor Relations in 1942. He served as the Assistant Superintendent of San Francisco Archdiocese Catholic Schools 1942 until 1943 or 1944, and was the founding Principal of Junipero Serra High School, serving in that position from 1944 until 1952. Breen served as Pastor for Holy Ghost Parish in Fremont, California from 1953 until 1982, when he was forced to retire after multiple allegations of sexual molestation. Breen died in 1986 in California.

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