FA­THER FLANA­GAN’S JOUR­NEY

The Washington Times Daily - - Politics -

Yes, Satur­day means green beer and St. Pa­trick’s Day. It also marks the be­gin­ning of the cam­paign for saint­hood for Fa­ther Ed­ward Joseph Flana­gan, the Ire­land-born Catholic priest who founded Boys Town in 1917, open­ing an or­phan­age in a run­down man­sion in Omaha, Neb.. Al­most two decades later, his work was im­mor­tal­ized in the movie “Boys Town” with Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney and con­tin­ued for

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