Fr. Shaffer grew up in the Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Bethesda the youngest of three kids. He first discovered his vocation in college through the Eucharist in Mass and Adoration. His favorite thing about being a priest is hearing confessions.
Fr. Shaffer also played four years of baseball at Gonzaga HS, as well as summer men’s league in the early 2000’s. His favorite team is the Baltimore Orioles and his favorite all-time player is Mike Young