Bl. Fr. Michael McGivney

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A statue of Blessed Michael McGivney, sculpted by Stanley Bliefeld, is displayed outside of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut.

Blessed Michael McGivney is namesake of New Haven’s new citywide parish

Jul 5, 2023

By Joseph Pronechen

The Catholic community now consists of eight church buildings under one administrative umbrella. Read more


Hartford Archdiocese asks Vatican to investigate possible eucharistic miracle

May 4, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The archdiocese is appealing to the Vatican for guidance on how to proceed with its investigation of a possible eucharistic... Read more

Daniel and Michelle Schachle with their son, Michael McGivney Schachle, 7, at the annual convention of the Knights of Columbus held Aug. 1-4, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Meet Michael McGivney Schachle, the miracle baby who helped make his namesake a Blessed

Aug 7, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Numerous Catholic dignitaries attended the Knights of Columbus’ annual convention last week, but few could match the star power of... Read more

A portrait of Bl. Michael McGivney, unveiled Oct. 31 during the priest's beatification Mass.

Parishioners ‘in deep grief’ over removal of Dominicans from historic New Haven church

Oct 8, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The forced departure of the Dominican Order from historic St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut after 135 years has... Read more

Mikey Schachle, whose life was saved by an officially recognized miracle through the intercession of Fr. Michael McGivney. Photo courtesy of the Schachle Family.

American Catholics recall 'incredible joy' at beatification of Fr. Michael McGivney

Nov 3, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The beatification of Blessed Michael McGivney was a much smaller affair than many had hoped. But despite the pandemic, people still... Read more