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Catholic school, sports part of childhood in Pittsburgh

Catholic school, sports part of childhood in Pittsburgh

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda’s parents, Bernard and the late Helen Hebda, were married for seven years before he was born on Sept. 3, 1959, in Pittsburgh. Both having come from devout Catholic families — Polish and Irish, respectively — the couple was excited to have a family of their own, Archbishop Hebda said.

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Archbishop Hebda ‘the type of person you wish would become a priest’

Archbishop Hebda ‘the type of person you wish would become a priest’

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I think maybe I had been distracted for a bit, and thinking I could do all these other things to better the world, and was losing sight of the great work a priest can do,” Archbishop Hebda said of his college years. “When I started going to daily Mass, that renewed my interest in serving as a priest.”

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