Fr. Patrick J. Shannon

Order: OSFS
Ordained: 1972
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Wilmington DE and MD

Accused in 11/2005 of sexual abuse in 1973 in the Wilmington diocese. Shannon’s alleged victim said that the abuse occurred when he was age 16 and a camp counselor in training in MD. The Order found the allegation credible. Shannon was placed on leave and reportedly sent to the Oblates’ retirement community in Childs, MD. HIs name was included on the Harrisburg diocese’s 8/1/2018 list. Included in the PA Grand Jury Report 8/14/2019.

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