NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The City of New Haven, which was central to the life and work of Father McGivney, is hosting a week-long celebration in his honor.
The beatification was shown on large-screen TVs at St. Mary’s Church, which houses Father McGivney’s tomb.
A portrait of the priest and Knights of Columbus founder was unveiled outside the church Saturday, reading, “Blessed Michael McGivney.”
The McGivney Festival will conclude on Sunday with a mass to give thanks for the beatification of Father McGivney.
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