Father Joseph E. Shannon

Diocese of Camden

Known Assignments:

  • Assumption, Wildwood Crest
  • St. Bridget, Glassboro
  • Sacred Heart, Camden
  • St. Mary, Williamstown
  • St. Anthony of Padua, Camden
  • St. John, Collingswood
  • St. Joan of Arc, Camden
  • St. Michael, Cedarville
  • Sts. Peter & Paul, Turnersville
  • St. Patrick, Woodbury
  • Chaplain Underwood Memorial Hospital, Woodburg

Summary of Sexual Abuse allegations against Father Joseph E. Shannon:

Father Joseph E. Shannon has been accused of sexually abusing at least four minor boys, all beginning when they were 12-13 years old. One victim claims the abuse lasted for 15 years, until he was 27 years old. That victim filed a civil suit against Shannon, which settled for $100,000. Shannon's other known victims were part of the 1994 class action lawsuit which settled in 2003. Shannon was permanently suspended from ministry in 1990 and died in 2013.

Father Shannon was ordained in 1961 and is deceased.

If you have information about Father Joseph E. Shannon or if you are considering a case against Father Shannon or the Diocese of Camden, please contact Andreozzi & Associates at 877-214-3238 or send us a message online. We have been protecting the rights of sexual abuse survivors for years and offer free consultations. We handle cases against abusive priests, clergy, nuns, religious leaders, and the Diocese of Camden. The time to purse a case against Father Joseph E. Shannon or the Diocese of Camden may be limited, so it is important to consult with us quickly to understand and preserve your legal options.