The priest left a suicide letter on 16 pages before you kill yourself

Less than 2 weeks before Christmas in new York killed himself a Catholic priest.

December 14, Reverend Larry Ryan of Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church has addressed in police with the request to check if everything is fine with Patrick burns. About 5 o’clock in the afternoon the body of a 57-year-old priest was discovered in the Church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Windsor Terrace.

According to Post, on the left wrist of the monk were traces of cuts. In the room where he lived, found an empty bottle of risperidone — antipsychotic drug that is often used to treat schizophrenia, and a 16-page suicide letter.

«I am shocked and amazed — commented on the incident, the Regent of the Church is Yvonne Rojas. I never thought he would do.»

Burns ‘ death is a «tragedy», said a spokesman for the Brooklyn diocese.

Patrick Burns, a Brooklyn priest, kills himself in Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church

— New York Post (@nypost) December 24, 2018

According to the obituary in the Tablet, Patrick burns studied at Good Shepherd School in Marine Park and Sheepshead Bay High School, then graduated from College and Seminary. In 1992, he received Holy orders. Owning a Spanish monk burns served in the Spanish-speaking areas of new York such as Bushwick, Jackson Heights, Sunset Park and Corona, Woodside and Belle Harbor. Since January, he has been a priest in Holy Name»s Office of Parish Giving. Some time the monk was on leave for medical reasons.

At the moment it is unknown what prompted the priest to suicide. The content of his suicide letter was not disclosed.

If you or your loved ones are faced with a suicidal crisis or emotional disorder, you can contact the hotline of the National network of suicide prevention or visit their website.