Bio of Fr. Quinn

“I love you, I am proud of every one of you and I would willingly shed to the last drop of my life’s blood for the least among you.”

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SERVANT OF GOD

FATHER BERNARD J. QUINN

1888-1940
Through God’s Providential design, Bernard J. Quinn was born January 15, 1888, the same day that Pope Leo XIII canonized Peter Claver, a 17th century Spanish Jesuit missionary. Peter Claver had given his life in the service to the African slaves of Colombia, South America, by defending their human rights. Bernard Quinn did likewise for Blacks in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. His life would be linked to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the pre-eminent African American Civil Rights champion, who was also born on January 15th but in 1929… Continue reading – Monsignor Bernard J. Quinn’s bio

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