Religion: Late Vocation

In the flickering candlelight of Rome's Basilica of St. John Lateran last week, a bald, stocky American lay prostrate before the altar and was ordained a priest in the long, ancient ceremony of the Roman Catholic Church. At 53, J. Garvan

Cavanagh was a latecomer to holy orders. Father Cavanagh had been head of a wealthy family, vice president of the Hat Corp. of America and its subsidiary, Cavanagh Hats, and he had suffered strong secular temptations almost until the time of his ordination. Only recently he was told that a position high in...

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