Father Pat Murphy, C.S. was born in New York City in 1952. He completed his seminary studies in New York, Chicago, and Toronto. He graduated from the Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois in 1974 with a degree in Psychology, and in 1979 he completed his Master of Divinity at the University of Toronto. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University in Chicago in 1985.
Father Pat has been a member of the Missionaries of St. Charles – Scalabrinians since his first profession in 1976. He was ordained Priest on August 30, 1980. On May 1, 2013, he was appointed Director of Casa del Migrante en Tijuana, Mexico, for the second time.