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Bishop George V. Murry, S.J.

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How to Prepare for Christmas Print E-mail
Friday, 20 December 2013 13:30

There is an old adage that we all have heard: “Actions speak louder than words.” St. Francis of Assisi said it this way: “Preach the Gospel at all times. Use words if you must.” Ralph Walso Emerson made the same point in different words: “Your actions speak so loudly that I can hardly hear what you are saying.”

Remembering President Kennedy Print E-mail
Friday, 22 November 2013 14:17

“For one true measure of a nation is its success in fulfilling the promise of a better life for each of its members. Let this be the measure of our nation.”  – “Special message to the Congress on National Health Needs (65),”  Feb. 27, 1962, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy,  1962.

“This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.” – “Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union (12),” Jan. 14, 1963, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy,   1963.

Respecting the Rite of Holy Communion Print E-mail
Friday, 25 October 2013 14:39

One of the more active parts of our Liturgy is the Rite of Holy Communion.  With so much activity and movement occurring at this part of the Mass by all who are present, sometimes the actual meaning of what should be happening can be distorted or blurred.

Immigration Reform Print E-mail
Friday, 11 October 2013 13:54

October is Respect Life Month. Every human being is made in the image of God. Thus, every human life is valuable from conception to natural death.


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