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Monk at St. Bede Academy passes away

Posted by wlpo on July 14, 2015

St. Bede Abbey has lost one of its Benedictine monks.

Br. Anthony Shaughnessy died Saturday after he left the abbey this year due to congestive heart failure. After retiring as an engineer, Shaughnessy entered St. Bede Abbey in 1999. He went on to become as orchard manager and director of abbey housekeeping.

Funeral service information for Br. Anthony can be heard during Classic Hits 103.9 WLPO’s In Memoriam.

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