Fr. Patrick Shannon – Diocese of Harrisburg

Fr. Patrick Shannon, osfs

Diocese of Harrisburg

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Patrick Shannon:

Father Patrick Shannon, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales priest, appears on the Diocese of Harrisburg’s list of accused priests published in August 2018.

According to the Diocese of Harrisburg, Shannon’s name is listed not because he was accused of abusing children in the Diocese of Harrisburg, but because he was accused of abuse in Maryland during another assignment.

According to the Diocese of Harrisburg, Shannon is still alive.  His current location is unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Harrisburg and throughout Pennsylvania.  The Diocese of Harrisburg filed for federal bankruptcy protection in February 2020. Anyone sexually abused by a priest or employee of the Diocese of Harrisburg may be entitled to file a claim against the Diocese in these bankruptcy proceedings, but very strict filing deadlines apply.  Most victims of abuse in the Diocese of Harrisburg will never be able to take action against the Diocese of Harrisburg if they miss this bankruptcy filing deadline, so it is important that you contact us immediately to discuss your potential case.   

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your legal options today.