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Bishop George V. Murry, S.J.

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Why we need to evangelize Print E-mail
Friday, 03 November 2017 14:11

When Christ Jesus walked among us in the flesh he was rightly acclaimed as a wonder worker. Yet those who saw through the eyes of faith knew He was so much more. The evangelist Mark is unambiguous in his message. Jesus of Nazareth was not simply a man among women and men, but God among us. Mark inaugurated his Gospel with the words:  “The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” Mark then goes on to recount that this Jesus, this Son of God, was beloved of God and tempted by the Evil One. He was a teacher, who opened the minds of those who came to Him. He was a healer who made whole those who were infirmed. 

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‘With Passion But Without Violence’ Print E-mail
Friday, 06 October 2017 12:54

EDITOR’S NOTE: Bishop Murry, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad-Hoc Committee Against Racism, gave this statement at a news conference Oct. 2 at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial, with The Knights of Columbus and the W. J. Seymour Institute, in Washington.

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On pilgrimage to Fatima Print E-mail
Friday, 22 September 2017 14:25

Twenty-eight pilgrims, Msgr. Michael Cariglio, and I just returned from a trip to Fatima – a trip of a life time. After flying overnight to Lisbon, we were met by our tour guide, Manuela, and then boarded a bus to Fatima. Along the way, we stopped and celebrated Mass in an old church. Above the altar is preserved a consecrated host which bled with the blood of Christ when broken.

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The Mystery of Fatima Print E-mail
Friday, 30 June 2017 14:35

On Oct. 13, 2017, Catholics from around the world will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparition of the Blessed Mother at Fatima, Portugal. I am sure that most of us know the story but, in case you have forgotten, allow me to refresh your memory.

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