Brother Knights - Please see this new Novena for Servant of God Michael McGivney's beatification on October 31. It begins today Thursday October 22nd and ends October 30:
The Knights of Columbus Supreme Office has further information in a recent e-mail:
Dear Brother Knight,
On Oct. 31, Father McGivney is to be named “Blessed” by Pope Francis. That day, the Church will declare what many have long believed — that the holy soul of Father McGivney can intercede for us before the throne of God.
In the past, miracles have occurred for those who pray at the time of a beatification. So, as we count down the days to this amazing event, we invite you to join brother Knights and Catholics across the world in praying a special novena from Thursday, Oct. 22, to Friday, Oct. 30.
The brand new novena features commentary on the life of Father McGivney, as well as unique petitions and daily intentions close to our founder’s heart. We hope that through these prayers and petitions many will be brought closer to God and that we ourselves may renew our love of God and neighbor.
A downloadable version of the novena can be found here. You can also sign up to receive a daily email, which will include the unique petitions and prayers for each of the nine days of the novena. Click here for details.To learn more about the upcoming beatification of Father McGivney, visit www.kofc.org/beatification