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Father Brian Murphy, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1901-1967)

Born April 12, 1901 in West Hoboken, New Jersey, he attended St. Michael’s Monastery Parish school. Upon graduation in 1916, he entered the Preparatory Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland. He professed his vows in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 20, 1921. He was ordained on June 2, 1928 by Archbishop Walsh in Newark, New Jersey. He served...


Father Bede Cameron, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1904-1993)

Born on March 5, 1904, he was professed on August 15, 1927. He was ordained on June 15, 1933. He died on October 1, 1993. Father Cameron had numerous ministries in St. Paul of the Cross Province. First, he had a life long love for St. Gabriel’s Monastery in Brighton, Massachusetts and never missed the...


Father Anthony Feeherry, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1911-1963)

Born May 3, 1911 in Worcester, Massachusetts, he received his early education in local schools and the College of the Holy Cross. In 1928 he entered the Passionist Seminary, Dunkirk, New York where after two years of study the entered the novitiate. He pronounced his Passionist vows on September 25, 1931. He was ordained a...


Father Adolph Schmitt, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1902-1975)

Adolph Schmitt was born in Kaiserlauten, Bavaria on July 15 1902. He was the son of Adolph Schmitt and Anna Hoche. When he was an infant, the family moved to West Hoboken, New Jersey. He graduated from St. Joseph’s Grammar School. He went to St. Joseph’s Passionist Preparatory Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland and then the...

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