During the night of November 10-11, Fr. Jerome Murphy-OConnor, O.P., was called home by the Lord. He passed away in his sleep while convalescing after a recent surgery. Fr. Murphy-OConnor taught for more than four decades at the cole Biblique et Archologique. He was a world-reknowned biblical scholar and author of numerous books on St. Paul and the Holy Land. Many throughout the world counted him their friend.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Basilica of St tienne on Wednesday, November 13, at 12h00. More details will follow.
O beatum virum, cujus anima paradisum possidet! Unde exsultant angeli, laetantur archangeli, chorus sanctorum proclamat, turba virginum invitat: Mane nobiscum in aeternum! (Antiphon for the Benedictus, Feast of St. Martin de Tours).