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The man, whom ODT Insight has agreed not to name, said as a 13 or 14-year-old he had returned to Dunedin on a break from boarding school when he ran into Fr Murray in the mid-1960s.
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His parents, both staunch Catholics, attended St Bernadette's Church, and it was while visiting them he ran into Fr Murray, who was assistant priest curate at the church.
''We hopped into his car and off we went to Andy Bay and we worked hard in the garden all morning.
''We came back [to St Bernadette's presbytery] and he said 'oh, would you like to stay for lunch?'
''Then he said 'oh, would you like a shower?'''
The boy accepted the offers, but while showering began ''feeling uncomfortable''.
''He was just sort of loitering around. As far as I can remember, nothing actually happened, but I still remember the unpleasant feeling of being watched.''
The man returned to his boarding school soon after, and saw nothing more of Fr Murray, but the incident remained ''a very unpleasant memory''.
''I just wonder whether I was actually being groomed.
''Of course, my parents, being ardent Catholics of course, you'd never talk about a thing like this. It just couldn't happen.
''Priests could do no wrong, basically.''
He considered himself ''lucky'', but now wondered if others had similar experiences.
''It might bring a few skeletons out of the closet.''