Brother John Byrd, FMS
Br. John Byrd entered the Marist Novitiate in 1967. He professed his first vows on August 15, 1968 and began his teaching career at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, CT. He professed his Final Vows on August 8, 1978. He has served as a teacher and guidance counselor at a number of schools, including: Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie, NY (1977-85), Mt. St. Michael Academy in the Bronx, NY (1985-88), St. Elizabeth’s School in Oakland, CA (1989-93), Kobe International School in Kobe, Japan (1993-95), John A Coleman HS in Kingston, NY (1995-96), Mt. St. Michael Academy in the Bronx, NY (1996-2002), and Bishop Donahue HS in McMechen, WV (2002-2012). He currently assists many people in need in South Wheeling, WV.