Fr. Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, O.P., passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2013. He was 78 years old.
Fr. Murphy-O’Connor taught for more than four decades at the École Biblique et Archéologique. He was a world-renowned biblical scholar and author of numerous books on St. Paul and the Holy Land. Many throughout the world counted him their friend.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Basilica of Saint-Etienne, Jerusalem, Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12h00.
You are invited to join in prayer with the Dominican brethren and members of the École Biblique, along with teachers, students and researchers.
Fr Marcel Sigrist, O.P., Director of the École Biblique
Fr Guy Tardivy, O.P., Prior
« 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).