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Bishop George V. Murry, S.J.

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Lent Print E-mail
Friday, 14 March 2014 16:11

The word “Lent” comes from an old English word that means “springtime.” Spring reminds us of spring cleaning and the new life in nature that develops after winter.

The Vatican Consultation Print E-mail
Friday, 31 January 2014 13:39

I sincerely want to thank all of you who responded to the Vatican Consultation. Although the time determined by the Vatican for responding was short, I received 172 responses from parishes, individuals, religious orders and groups such as the Diocesan Pastoral Council.

Marking the Nine Days for Life: Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage Print E-mail
Friday, 17 January 2014 13:13

There has been a great deal of attention in the news recently about human life tragedies. For example, the young woman in Texas who has been declared brain-dead but is also pregnant. Her husband wants her taken off of a ventilator so that she may be buried. But if she is removed from the ventilator, her unborn child will die. Then there is the man in Florida who allegedly killed a father who was texting his daughter while seated in a movie theater.


New Year's Greeting Print E-mail
Friday, 03 January 2014 13:55

On behalf of the priests and deacons of the diocese, I wish you and your families a Blessed and Happy New Year.


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