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    Father Michael McGivney: An American Blessed

    Explore the life, legacy and impact of Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus and apostle of spiritual brotherhood and unity, in this new documentary.

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    Stairway to Heaven

    July 2021
    Father McGivney’s ministry and witness in the parishes he served continue to bear fruit today

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    A Friend in Times of Need

    July 2021
    Devotion to Father McGivney is growing — and so are reports of his intercessory help

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    Our Blessed Uncle

    March 2021
    Relatives of Blessed Michael McGivney reflect on his holy life and lasting influence.

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    A Blessed Celebration

    December 2020
    Knights across the globe give joyful thanks to God as their humble founder is raised to the honors of the altar.

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    His Legacy Lives On

    December 2020
    New pilgrimage center will honor Father McGivney’s spirituality and impact.

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    Priest of the Beatitudes

    December 2020
    Father McGivney gives us a roadmap to holiness in the way he lived out Christ’s teachings.

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    Father McGivney on the Peripheries

    December 2020
    Our founder countered prejudice and poverty with the power of Christian charity.

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    Celebrating Far and Wide

    December 2020
    Father McGivney gives us a roadmap to holiness in the way he lived out Christ’s teachings.

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    Miracle for Mikey

    November 2020
    The cure that opened the door to Father McGivney’s beatification abounded in grace and K of C ‘coincidences.’

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    A Priest for His People

    November 2020
    Father McGivney's personal relationships reveal his practical leadership and compassionate heart.

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    Blessed Michael McGivney: Parish Priest with Global Appeal

    November 2020
    As the Knights of Columbus and its charitable work have expanded, so too has devotion to its founder.

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    ‘In Union There Is Strength’

    November 2020
    A friend of Father McGivney reflects on his virtues, spiritual genius and vision in founding the Knights of Columbus.

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    The Art of Holiness

    November 2020
    From sculptures to paintings to stained glass, a growing number of Catholic institutions feature artistic representations of Blessed Michael McGivney.

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    King of the Sea

    March 2020
    Left for dead by unknown gunmen, a Filipino fisherman prayed to the Knights’ founder for help.

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    Forming Our Founder

    March 2020
    Father McGivney’s seminary formation in Baltimore helped him to respond to the needs of his time.

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    The McGivney Letters

    August 2018
    The surviving writings of the Knights’ founder shows a pastor determined to meet the spiritual and temporal needs of his people.

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    Explore the exhibits featured at the Pilgrimage Center! 
    Looking for a more personal experience? Our staff loves sharing Father McGivney’s legacy and the history of the Knights of Columbus.

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