Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

As we celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Archdiocese, we look back… on July 15, 1872 when the first baptism was recorded at St. Peter's Church, New Britain. The child's name was, Joseph Graff.
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Father James A. Shanley, rector of St. Joseph Cathedral in Hartford, elevates the consecrated host during the eucharistic prayer of the Mass on April 24 at the cathedral.

Father Michael Ruminski concelebrated.

Gathered around the altar are 30 religious education students about to partake in their first holy Communion. (Photo by Bob Mullen)