NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The cause for sainthood for Father Michael McGivney, a parish priest in Connecticut who founded the Knights of Columbus, has taken another official step forward.
At the fraternal organization’s 131st Supreme Convention in San Antonio earlier this month, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson reported “there is good news concerning Father McGivney’s cause. A possible miracle attributed to his intercession is now under investigation in Rome.”
If the miracle is approved, Father McGivney would be beatified and receive the title of “Blessed.”
“If he were beatified now, he would be the first United States-born parish priest to be beatified,” noted Brian Caulfield, the vice...READ MORE