Public visitation and a vigil Mass are scheduled at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Monday for Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New YOrk and Bishop of Bridgeport.
Hartford’s new archbishop offered some support to a University of Connecticut football coach overruled by his boss after saying he will make sure players understand that “Jesus Christ should be in the center of our huddle.”
Leonard Blair was installed Monday as the fifth archbishop of Hartford at a service where he spoke of the importance of evangelism and sharing one’s gifts with others.
The Vatican’s ambassador to the United States will be installing a new archbishop of Hartford.
At least one cardinal is rooting for the Red Sox in the World Series.