Fortified by the sacraments and in the presence of his brothers in Christ, Fr. Donald Redmond, OSB, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. Raymond Redmond was born April 18, 1930, in Kansas City, Kansas. He entered St. Benedict’s Abbey in 1951, receiving the monastic name Donald. He professed vows as a monk of St. Benedict’s Abbey July 11, 1952, and was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 1957. Fr. Donald is survived by his sister, Mary Kay Coakley, and his brother monks at St. Benedict’s Abbey.
Vespers for the Dead will be held at St. Benedict’s Abbey, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial for Fr. Donald will be at St. Benedict’s Abbey Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 10:30 a.m.