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educator , Philosopher , priest

Richard Paul Desharnais, American priest, philosopher, educator. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1958. Active Roman Catholic-Lutheran Ecumenical Dialogues; volunteer American Association Nursing Homes; chairman Learning and Resources Committee, 1980-1981; member Moreau Lecture Committee, since 1980. Member American Catholic Philosophical Association, International Society Thomas Aquinas.

Background

Desharnais, Richard Paul was born on May 30, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Wilfrid and Juliette (Pedneault) Desharnais.

Education

Master of Arts in Theology, Holy Cross College, Washington, 1959. Master of Arts In Philosophy, Catholic University America, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, 1966.

Visiting scholar, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1968.

Career

Joined Congregation of Holy Cross, 1950. Member faculty department philosophy King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, since 1962, professor philosophy, since 1971, department chairman, 1962-1964, head various committees.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1958.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Regular book reviewer: New Scholasticism Theological Studies, Sisters Today. Contributor articles to publications in field.

Membership

Active Roman Catholic-Lutheran Ecumenical Dialogues. Volunteer American Association Nursing Homes. Chairman Learning and Resources Committee, 1980-1981.

Member Moreau Lecture Committee, since 1980. Member American Catholic Philosophical Association, International Society Thomas Aquinas.

Connections

father:
Wilfrid Desharnais

mother:
Juliette (Pedneault) Desharnais