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St. John Vianney

by Jonah McKeown Hartford, Conn., Aug 4, 2021 / 15:10 pm Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, on Wednesday highlighted the similarities between St. John Vianney and Blessed Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights. He made the comparison during his homily at a …

Rev. David Sunberg gives the homily for Rev. Craig Best First Mass of Thanksgiving. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Ars, France, Aug 4, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- The patron saint of priests, St. John Vianney, died Aug. 4, 1859. A century later, Pope John XXIII reflected on the life of the saint, and what it means to be a holy priest. In contemplating the life of St. …