Mottos
Former Archbishops
 

 

Ad
Oboediendum
Fidei
(For Obedience
of Faith)

 



Most Reverend Daniel A. Cronin, S.T.D.
Archbishop Emeritus

Third Archbishop of Hartford
1992-2003

  • Ordained December 20, 1952
  • Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Boston June 10, 1968
  • Consecrated September 12, 1968
  • Appointed Bishop of Fall River October 30, 1970
  • Installed December 16, 1970
  • Appointed Archbishop of Hartford December 10, 1991
  • Installed January 28, 1992
  • Retired December 18, 2003

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Vox Clamantis
In Deserto
(A Voice Crying
In the Desert)

 


Most Reverend John F. Whealon, D.D., S.S.L., S.T.L.
Second Archbishop of Hartford
1969-1991

  • Born January 15, 1921 in Barberton, Ohio
  • Ordained May 26, 1945
  • Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland June 2, 1961
  • Appointed Bishop of Erie November 30, 1966
  • Appointed Archbishop of Hartford December 28, 1968
  • Died August 2, 1991

 

Christus Crescat
(May Christ
Increase)

 


Most Reverend Henry J. O'Brien, D.D.

First Archbishop of Hartford
1945-1968

  • Born July 21, 1896 in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Ordained July 8, 1923
  • Consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford May 14, 1940
  • Appointed Ninth Bishop of Hartford April 7, 1945
  • Appointed Archbishop of Hartford August 6, 1953
  • Resigned 1968
  • Died July 23, 1976
 
Former Bishops
 


In Caritate Dei
(In Love of God)

 


Most Reverend Maurice F. McAuliffe, D.D.

Eighth Bishop of Hartford
1934-1944

  • Born June 17, 1875, in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Ordained July 29, 1900
  • Consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford April 28, 1926
  • Appointed Bishop of Hartford April 25, 1934
  • Died December 15, 1944

 

Dominus Firmamentum Meum
(The Lord is My Foundation)

 

 

Most Reverend John Joseph Nilan, D.D.
Seventh Bishop of Hartford
1910-1934

  • Born August 1, 1855 in Newburyport, Massachusetts
  • Ordained December 2, 1878
  • Consecrated Bishop of Hartford April 28, 1910
  • Died April 13, 1934

 

Spes
Nostra
(Our Hope)

 

 

Most Reverend Michael Tierney, D.D.
Sixth Bishop of Hartford

1894-1908

  • Born September 29, 1839 in Ballylooby, County Tipperary, Ireland
  • Ordained May 26, 1866
  • Consecrated Bishop of Hartford February 22, 1894
  • Died October 5, 1908

 

Spes
Nostra
(Our Hope)

 

 

Most Reverend Lawrence S. McMahon, D.D.
Fifth Bishop of Hartford
1879-1893

  • Born December 26, 1835 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Ordained March 24, 1860
  • Consecrated Bishop of Hartford August 10, 1879
  • Died August 21, 1893

 

Spes
Nostra
(Our Hope)

 

Most Reverend Thomas Galberry, O.S.A, D.D.
Fourth Bishop of Hartford
1876-1878

  • Born May 28, 1833 in Naas, County Kildare, Ireland
  • Ordained December 20, 1856
  • Consecrated Bishop of Hartford March 19, 1876
  • Died October 10, 1878

 

Spes
Nostra
(Our Hope)

 

Most Reverend Francis P. McFarland, D.D.
Third Bishop of Hartford
1858-1874

  • Born April 4, 1819 in Waynesville, Pennsylvania
  • Ordained May 18, 1845
  • Consecrated Bishop of Hartford March 14, 1858
  • Died October 12, 1874

 

Spes
Nostra
(Our Hope)

 

Most Reverend Bernard O'Reilly, D.D.
Second Bishop of Hartford

1850-1856

  • Born March 1, 1803 in Cunnareen, County Longford, Ireland
  • Ordained October 15, 1831
  • Consecrated Bishop of Hartford November 10, 1850
  • Perished at sea January 1856

 

Spes
Nostra
(Our Hope)

 

 

Most Reverend William Tyler, D.D.
First Bishop of Hartford

1844-1849

  • Born June 5, 1806 in Derby, Vermont
  • Ordained June 3, 1829
  • Consecrated Bishop of Hartford March 17, 1844
  • Died June 18, 1849
 
Former Auxiliary Bishops
 

 

Encourage and Teach with Patience

 

 

Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde
1988 - 1994

  • Born September 3, 1940 in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Ordained December 18, 1965
  • Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford February 3, 1988
  • Ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford April 12, 1988
  • Installed as Bishop of Ogdensburg January 7, 1994
  • Installed as Bishop of Arlington March 25, 1999

 

Opus Justitiae
Pax
(Peace is the Work of Justice)

 

Most Reverend Joseph F. Donnelly
1964 - 1977

  • Born May 1, 1909 in Norwich, Connecticut
  • Ordained June 29, 1934
  • Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford November 9, 1964
  • Died June 30, 1977

 

Manete
In Christo
(Remain in Christ)

 

Most Reverend John F. Hackett
1952 - 1986

  • Born December 7, 1911 in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Ordained June 29, 1936
  • Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford December 10, 1952
  • Ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford March 19, 1953
  • Retired December 7, 1986
  • Died May 30, 1990

Mea
Omnia Tua
(My
Everything is Yours)

 

 

Most Reverend John Gregory Murray
1920 - 1925

  • Born Feburary 26, 1877 in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Ordained April 14, 1900
  • Consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford April 28,1920
  • Appointed Bishop of Portland, Maine October 12, 1925
  • Appointed Archbishop of St. Paul, Minnesota January 25, 1932
  • Died October 10, 1956
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