Happy 100th birthday, John Joseph O’Connor!
We were blessed to have you as our shepherd from 1984-2000.
Never can we forget you!
While there are so many gifts you gave that prompt our gratitude to this day, we especially prize your prophetic fortitude in defending the sanctity of human life – from the baby in the womb to the fragile ill and elderly – and the dignity of the human person – especially the worker, minorities, immigrants, the poor, AIDS patients, and special needs kids.
You were maligned as a…