Fr. Evan Harkins Death – Obituary: KC St. James Parish Priest Has Died by Suicide.
Family and friends are mourning the death of Fr. Evan Harkins who has died by suicide.
A priest at St. James Parish has died by suicide, according to the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.
Director of Communications Jeremy Lillig said the diocese was notified this morning of the death of Fr. Evan Harkins after he did not show up for Mass. Read Full Story
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Evan Harkins, who took his own life this morning.
I know from experience that it can be very hard to seek help and support when you’re the one called upon to support everyone else.
Pray for your priests.
Love your priests. pic.twitter.com/mR5v6StrKw
— Fr. Cassidy Stinson (@TheHappyPriest) January 28, 2020
Please pray for the repose of the souls of Fr. Evan Harkins, for his family, and his parishioners. He was a good man and a good priest. https://t.co/qa19coLlC2
— Fr. Adam Prichard (@FrAdamPrichard) January 28, 2020
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
If you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts or ideations, you’re not alone.
A quick Google search will find you the suicide hotline for any country. Online chat is often also an option.
The number for the States is 1-800-273-8255.
You are loved. You are wanted.
— Joe Slama, Pesce Spada (@joe_pescespada) January 29, 2020