Parish Priest: Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism (Compact Disc)

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The first commercial, in-depth biography of the American-born Roman Catholic priest who may well be declared a saint."Father McGivney's vision remains as relevant as ever in the changed circumstances of today's Church and society."--Pope John Paul IIIn a time of discrimination and poverty for Catholics across America, Father Michael McGivney (1852-1890), began a legacy of hope that continues to this day. Called to action in 1882 by his sympathy for these suffering people, this dynamic yet tenderhearted man--the son of Irish immigrants-- founded the Knights of Columbus, an organization that has saved countless families from destitution.At heart, Father McGivney was the model of an American parish priest: Beloved by children, trusted by adults, and regarded as a "positive saint" by the elderly in his New Haven, CT, parish--a truly holy man whose life and works are still celebrated today.
Product Details
ISBN: 9798200740963
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2021
Language: English