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priest , theology studies educator

John Michael McDermott, American priest, theology studies educator. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1971. Summer Research grantee Fordham University, 1978. Member American Catholic Philosophical Association, University Faculty for Life, Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, Academy Catholic Theologians.

Background

McDermott, John Michael was born on November 8, 1942 in New York City. Son of John Edward and Elizabeth Mary (Mulvaney) McDermott.

Education

AB, Fordham University, 1967; Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Hochschule St. Georgen, Frankfurt, Germany, 1972; D in Sacred Theology, U. Gregoriana, Rome, 1976.

Career

Associate professor theology Fordham University, Bronx, New York, 1976—1987. Professor theology Pontifical Gregorian University, 1987—1999. Laghi chair professor theology Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, Ohio, 1999—2006.

Professor theology Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, since 2006. Member board trustees Pope John XXIII Medical-Moral Center, St. Louis, 1978-1981. Member Pontifical Committee for Jubilee Year 2000, 1995-1999, International Theological Committee, 2004-2009.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1971.

Membership

Member American Catholic Philosophical Association, University Faculty for Life, Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, Academy Catholic Theologians.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading history, jogging.

Connections

father:
John Edward McDermott

mother:
Elizabeth Mary (Mulvaney) McDermott