Jesuit Father Edward Salmon, former McQuaid president, at 84

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Jesuit Father Edward Salmon, former president and chancellor of Rochester’s McQuaid Jesuit Superior Faculty, died July 3, 2021 in Weston, Mass. He was 84 many years outdated.

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A New Jersey native, Father Salmon graduated from St. Peter’s Prep in 1954. He entered the Modern society of Jesus adhering to a graduation, but still left the buy 6 months in advance of finishing his experiments. In 1980, after working for 12 many years in human means and labor relations, Father Salmon questioned to be readmitted to the Jesuits. He was ordained a priest in 1985 and professed his last vows in 1996.

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Father Salmon twice was assigned to McQuaid Jesuit, paying a whole of 14 yrs in Rochester. From 2002-2007, he taught theology and Latin though serving as top-quality of the Jesuit group and as faculty chaplain, supporting instill Jesuit ideals amongst lay faculty and team associates.

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In 2010, Father Salmon returned to McQuaid as the school’s 12th president. For the duration of his tenure, he oversaw the addition of sixth quality to the middle university, expansion of the school’s infrastructure with the addition of six all-reason classrooms and renovation of the school’s cafeteria.

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Father Salmon stepped down from his job as presidentof McQuaid Jesuit in 2014. In advance of his resignation, the McQuaid neighborhood committed and renamed the scholar chapel as the Father Edward F. Salmon, S.J. Student Chapel, in gratitude for his commitment to the McQuaid community.

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He and Jesuit Father Philip Decide, the latest president of McQuaid, were being not just colleagues, but also pretty shut close friends, acquiring entered the Jesuits in 1980. 
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“Father Salmon was consistently bringing persons alongside one another around the table, no matter if breaking open the Phrase, celebrating the Eucharist, or cooking some truly great meals more than the 12 months,” Father Judge explained. 

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At McQuaid, “He constantly reminded McQuaid Jesuit that its to start with and past aim experienced to be on mission: ‘Creating adult males for and with other folks,’” he included. “Everything else followed if we held that target in mind.” 

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In between assignments at McQuaid Jesuit, Father Salmon served as the superor of the The usa Residence Jesuit community and as director of Ignatian identification at Regis Significant School, both in New York Metropolis. 

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Father Salmon had served as president of St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey Town, NJ from 1987-90. He also led and directed retreats at non secular facilities and retreat houses during the U.S., Canada, North Wales and Venezuela. 

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“Of all the perform he did, he most loved doing religious route and retreat ministry,” Father Decide explained. “He assisted so several folks find or deepen a connection with God.” 

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Calling hrs for Father Salmon will be July 8, 2021, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit in Campion Centre, 319 Harmony Highway, Weston, Mass. His funeral Mass will be celebrated July 9 at 10 a.m., also at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit in Campon Center. Interment will acquire position Jesuit Cemetery in Auriesville, NY. 

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A memorial Mass will be celebrated at July 20 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Coronary heart Cathedral in Rochester. All are welcome to show up at. 

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