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Servant of God Bill Atkinson

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.
2 Corinthians 12:9

    Facts about Servant of God Bill Atkinson

  • Bill was born in Philadelphia and entered the Augustinian Order in 1964.
  • In 1965, he suffered a tobogganing accident that left him almost completely paralyzed from the neck down. Bill continued his studies, and with special dispensation from Pope Paul VI, he was ordained.
  • Fr. Bill was an encouraging mentor and compassionate confessor to so many. He passed away in 2006.