Dear friend of St. Athanasius Academy:
"Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise." – Luke 23:43
A good and dear friend of St. Athanasius Academy, Fr. Deacon Howard Shannon recently departed to the Lord. He was best of friends with the recently departed Fr. Richard Ballew, Fr. Jack Sparks, and Fr. Peter Gillquist. Together as a team, they were in constant pursuit of the Lord’s Grace and Truth. Dn. Howard will be remembered as a man with the spirit of true charity, opening his heart to the many in need of the Lord and His gentle-kindness.
+ UNIQUE AMONG MEN, MAY HIS MEMORY BE ETERNAL.
Deacon Howard loved the Academy, especially our prison ministry program. He appreciated our careful attentiveness to the special needs of people with troubled lives, living difficult, almost hopeless lives. He will be dearly missed as a good friend to our prisoner-students, yet we joy in his being in Paradise.
In remembrance of his caring love of people, we offer the following letter from a prisoner-student....
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