On Wednesday August 10, 5:30 – 6:30pm Mark Redmond will give the dharma talk.
You can email Petra for the zoom link.
Mark Redmond has worked in the field of caring for homeless and at-risk youth for over 40
years. He is presently executive director of Spectrum Youth & Family Services in Burlington,
He has published columns in Forbes, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Huffington
Post, Commonweal, The National Catholic Reporter and America. He has told stories for The
Moth Radio Hour as well as other podcasts such as The Lapse, Strangers and Risk! A story he
told for WGBH’s Stories from the Stage played on most public television stations around the
United States, and his one-person show on Broadway, So Shines a Good Deed, premiered in
October 2019. Six days later his one-person show The Moustache Diaries premiered at The
Flynn Space in Burlington. He has performed on stage in Boston, Brooklyn, Montreal and
His first book, The Goodness Within: Reaching out to Troubled Teens with Love and
Compassion, was published in 2004 by Paulist Press. His latest book, Called: A Memoir was
published by Onion River Press in May 2021.
Mark graduated from Villanova University with a degree in business administration in 1979 and
from New York University with a masters in public administration in 1986.
Mark lives in Essex, Vermont with his wife Marybeth and son Liam.