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    Beatification of Father McGivney – October 31, 2020

    This new documentary explores the life, legacy and impact of Father Michael McGivney, apostle of spiritual brotherhood and unity, who founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882. Watch the full McGivney documentary on our YouTube channel!

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    Agenda of Live Online Events

    (Closed to the Public Due to COVID-19 Pandemic)

    Prayer Vigil for Priests

    Friday, October 30 at 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. ET at Saint Mary’s Church in New Haven, CT

    Beatification Mass

    Saturday, October 31 at 11:00 a.m. ET at Saint Joseph’s Cathedral in Hartford, CT

    Mass of Thanksgiving for Beatification

    Sunday, November 1 at 12 p.m. ET at Saint Mary’s Church in New Haven, CT

    MCGIVNEY FESTIVAL EVENTS

    PRAYER VIGIL FOR PRIESTS
    Friday, October 30 at 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. ET at Saint Mary’s Church in New Haven, CT

    ALL NIGHT ADORATION AND PRAYER VIGIL
    Includes preaching and devotions! Friday, Oct. 30 at 9 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    SATURDAY MORNING MASS
    Saturday, Oct. 31 at 8 a.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    BEATIFICATION MASS
    Saturday, October 31 at 11:00 a.m. ET at Saint Joseph’s Cathedral in Hartford, CT

    SATURDAY AFTERNOON MASS
    Directly after the Beatification Mass. On Saturday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET AND REFLECTION
    Saturday, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    PANEL DISCUSSION — FATHER MCGIVNEY, A MODEL FOR OUR TIMES
    Featuring Fr. Peter John Cameron, OP, and Kathryn Jean Lopez of National Review on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 4:15 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    VESPERS OF ALL SAINTS
    Includes preaching by Father Peter John Cameron, OP. Saturday, Oct. 31 at 5:30 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    SATURDAY NIGHT VIGIL MASS
    Saturday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    OUTDOOR CANDLELIGHT PROCESSION
    Saturday, Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    FAMILY ROSARY WITH TESTIMONY OF SCHACHLE FAMILY ON MCGIVNEY MIRACLE
    Saturday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    YOUNG ADULT PRAYER VIGIL OF ALL SAINTS
    Includes Adoration, Praise & Worship, Confessions with Reflections by Sr. Gaudia Skass, OLM and Fr. Roger Landry. On Saturday, Oct. 31 at 9 - 11:30 pm ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    ALL SAINTS CANDLELIGHT MASS
    Saturday, Oct. 31 at 11:30 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    SUNDAY MORNING MASS
    Before Mass of Thanksgiving. On Sunday, November 1 at 7:30 a.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    SUNDAY MORNING MASS
    Before Mass of Thanksgiving. On Sunday, November 1 at 10:00 a.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    MASS OF THANKSGIVING FOR BEATIFICATION
    Celebrated by KofC Supreme Chaplain Archbishop Lori and Hartford Archbishop Blair on Sunday, November 1 at 12 p.m. ET at Saint Mary’s Church in New Haven, CT

    SUNDAY NIGHT VIGIL MASS
    Sunday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS EXEMPLIFICATION
    Sunday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. ET at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT

    Videos

    FATHER MICHAEL MCGIVNEY: AN AMERICAN BLESSED

    This new short documentary explores the life, legacy and impact of Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus and apostle of spiritual brotherhood and unity.

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    MIRACLE CONFIRMED BY THE VATICAN

    Father Michael McGivney healed preborn Mikey Schachle of a life-threatening condition. This miracle paved the way for Father McGivney's Beatification.

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    CONNECTICUT KNIGHT HEALED OF COVID: JOHN PALMIERI

    John Palmieri and his wife, Alana, both contracted COVID-19 around Good Friday. John was placed in the ICU for nearly two weeks. Due to his preconditions, his chance of survival was 1%. Alana never prayed so hard in her life for Father McGivney's intercession.

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    Praying for a New Home

    When Rajan Arasaratnam’s wife was diagnosed with kidney failure, they decided to move to a condominium. After being unable to sell their home, Rajan turned to Father McGivney for his intercession.

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    The Beatification of Father Michael J. McGivney

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