Sister Barbara Johnson, FSE and Sister Mary Richards, FSE greet Bishop Betancourt.
MERIDEN, CT (10-18-2018) – The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist welcomed the new Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford at a reception following the Ordination Mass in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford on the feast of St. Luke the Evangelist. Pope Francis appointed Father Juan Miguel Betancourt, SEMV of the Archdiocese of St. Paul as auxiliary bishop on September 18, 2018. The Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of Hartford, ordained the new bishop during a festive Mass. Seven Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist were invited to join the Cathedral Schola for the occasion.