Testimony Requested


Historical Commission for the sainthood of Fr. Bill Atkinson, OSA

The Historical Commission for the sainthood cause of Fr. Bill Atkinson, OSA (1946-2006), seeks information on him from the general public. We are asking anyone who knew Fr. Atkinson to contact us and relate what you know about him. No story or encounter is too small.

Whether you met him at Msgr. Bonner High School or at Archbishop Prendergast High School, or at any of the parishes where he celebrated Mass or the Sacraments, we wish to have your written recollections. In particular, we are interested in obtaining any personal letters or documents, mementos and unpublished source materials that may be used to foster a greater understanding of Father Atkinson’s life. Photographs or videos of Father Atkinson would also be useful.

Please give your contact information to us, The Historical Commission for the Cause of Fr. Bill Atkinson, OSA by telephone message to 610-519-6937 or by email at Atkinson.cause@gmail.com.

Thank you,
Fr. Joseph Ryan, OSA (chair)