Bishop Thomas Galberry, O.S.A., Hartford, Connecticut (1833-1878)


RIGHT REV. THOMAS GALBERRY, O.S.A., Fourth Bishop of Hartford Thomas Galberry first saw the light at Naas, in the County Kildare, Ireland, in 1833, but three years after his birth, his parents came to this country and settled in Philadelphia. Here he received his early training, and at the age of sixteen, entered Villanova College. [Read More...]

Connecticut’s First Bishop: William Tyler (1806-1849)


William Tyler was born on the 5th of June, 1806, at Derby, Vermont, his father being a substantial farmer, his mother a sister of the famous convert Rev. Daniel Barber. She followed the example of her relatives and soon after their conversion m 1816, was received into the Church, with her three sons and four [Read More...]

Jesuit Parish Mission at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Fair Haven, CT, August 1884


FAIR HAVEN, CONN.—Fair Haven was till very recently a separate town, but now, it forms part of New Haven. Hew Haven is one of the most important cities in the State, as it is one of the handsomest cities in the whole country. The private residences are especially beautiful, and the streets are shaded with [Read More...]