Fr. William Redmon
Phone: (859) 229-2121
FATHER WILLIAM was born in 1982, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was raised in the Episcopal Church, and was received into the Orthodox Church by Chrismation at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Louisville, KY, in December of 2005. He married Elizabeth Denley in June of 2013, after which she joined him in Boston for his final year of seminary.
Fr. William received his BA in History in 2004 from Transylvania University in Lexington, KY, where he minored in Classical Studies. He received his MA in History from the University of Louisville in 2007, where his thesis Kingdom of God: The Exercise of Imperial Power during the Fourth-Century Trinitarian Controversy within the Context of Eusebian Political Philosophy was accepted at his defense. From 2010-2014 he attended Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, graduating magna cum laude in May of 2014.
On October 11, 2014, he was ordained to the Diaconate. He served as a deacon in his home parish of Louisville, KY for a month. On November 16, 2014, Fr. William was ordained to the Priesthood. Both of his ordinations came by the hands of Metropolitan NICHOLAS of Detroit. Fr William served as the Assistant Priest at Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Cincinnati Ohio from 2014 to 2017. On August 1st, 2017, he was assigned as the Presiding Priest of Holy Mother Queen of All/ Panagia Pantovasilissa Greek Orthodox Church, by the authority of Metropolitan NICHOLAS.
Fr. William and Presvytera Elizabeth were blessed, on April 11, 2018, with the birth of a daughter, Teresa (Tessa) Redmon. She was baptized by Metropolitan NICHOLAS in November of the same year. Father and Presvytera continue to thank God for all of the blessings He has bestowed on them through the Omophorion of the Holy Metropolis of Detroit, and through the welcoming spirit of the people of Lexington.