John August Swanson – R.I.P.

It is with great sadness to announce that this amazing person, artist extraordinaire, and our dear and longtime friend, supporter, and social justice and peace activist, John August Swanson, 83, joined the glorious Heavenly Cloud of Witnesses early Thursday morning, September 23.  Funeral arrangements are pending the completion of the St. Camillus Center chapel renovation, which will host a large collection of John’s works.

See his Facebook page and website for more info about John and his beautiful artwork.

The Ascent

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local Catholic Worker or  St. Camillus Center for Spiritual Care .

Two memorial articles are published in America Magazine and the National Catholic Reporter.

For people who would like to leave thoughts, memories, and insights about John that they would like kept for posterity in an upcoming biography, e-mail: [email protected]  John now belongs to history.

John August Swanson – PRESENTE!

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