Andy Semenza, once at death’s door due to COVID-19, says he was cured by the prayers of his uncle, asking for Blessed Michael McGivney’s intercession.
Knights, their families and others are encouraged to pray the Blessed Michael McGivney Novena. This video format, presented by Father John Paul Walker, current pastor of St. Mary’s Church, includes daily reflections about the life and priestly virtues of the Order’s founder, Father Michael J. McGivney. Each day includes petitions invoking his intercession and concludes with the prayer for his canonization.
Click here to watch remarks from the Father McGivney Festival at Saint Mary’s Church in New Haven, CT and the Beatification of Father McGivney at at Saint Joseph’s Cathedral in Hartford, CT.
Watch the Holy Father's Angelus address from November 1, 2020 on the beatification of Blessed Michael McGivney!
As a Connecticut priest and founder of the Knights of Columbus, Blessed Michael McGivney is often viewed as an American phenomenon. However, in reality his vision has spread across the world, touching millions of lives.
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.
Need a miracle? Submit your prayer intentions to FatherMcGivney.org! Thousands have already reported favors thanks to Father McGivney and yours might be next.
Father Michael McGivney healed preborn Mikey Schachle of a life-threatening condition. This miracle paved the way for Father McGivney's Beatification.
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.
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.
Chief Onunaku from Nigeria is a passionate brother Knight and a testament to the worldwide impact of Father McGivney's life and legacy.