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The Mount Honors: Celebrating Fr. Paul Redmond

Father Paul Redmond

Emmitsburg, Maryland – Rev. Paul V. Redmond — the last surviving member of theCouncil of Priests, the former governing body of Mount St. Mary’s University, was honored on April 24 with the dedication of the Rev. Paul V. Redmond Seminar Room, and a mass of celebration.

The day was recognized as “Fr. Paul Redmond Day,” on campus.

Father Redmond “Call Me Paul,” joined the Mount faculty in 1955, a year after his ordination from the Diocese of Albany, in New York. He was promoted to the rank of professor in 1981, and later awarded the status of Professor Emeritus in 1992. During his time on campus he enjoyed a distinguished career and served the Mount in a variety of capacities, including dean of freshmen, vice president, and philosophy department chair. He also established the Nona S. and Jerome V. Redmond Scholarship in Philosophy.

Father Redmond celebrated his Golden Jubilee as a priest on June 12, 2004, honoring his 50 years of religious service. His dedication and commitment to the Mount and its mission was evident over the years by his active involvement in the religious life of the entire community. In fellowship with seminarians, students, faculty and friends, he hosted countless luncheons, guest visits, and opera nights through the years. 

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