Priests for Life, based on Staten Island, has added a fifth priest to its full-time staff, Father Walter J. Quinn, O.S.A., who will be stationed at Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
Father Quinn, an Augustinian priest for 38 years, most recently was spiritual director of St. Augustinian Monastery in Nova Scotia.
He was ordained in 1961 and had two parish assignments in the in New York Archdiocese, at St. Augustine Monastery in Nova Scotia.He was ordained in 1961 and had two parish assignments in the New York Archdiocese, at St. Nicholas of Tolentine in the Bronx, 1977-1978, and Our Lady of Good Counsel on Staten Island, 1982 to 1985.
Father Quinn will travel to parishes and retreat centers around the country, speaking about life issues and encouraging the formation of pro-life groups.
Priests for Life, with a mailing list of 45,000 priests and deacons, seeks to educate clergy and lay persons about life issues and offers resources for parishes. The international director is Father Frank A. Pavone, a New York priest.