A Catholic priest who spent nearly his entire life in Connecticut will receive one of the church’s most sacred recognitions. Father Michael J. McGivney will become beatified during a ceremony Saturday at Hartford’s Cathedral of St. Joseph. McGivney began his priesthood in 1877 at New Haven’s St. Mary’s Church. He was born in Waterbury in 1852 and died in Thomaston at...
The Founder of the Knights of Columbus, the Influential U.S.-Based Lay Catholic Organization, Will Be Beatified in Hartford.