Thanksgiving Mass

Friday, Nov. 27, 2020
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On Nov. 17, Bishop Oscar A. Solis celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving at the Cathedral of the Madeleine for the beatification of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal order that now has 1.9 million members worldwide.

On Nov. 17, Bishop Oscar A. Solis celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving at the Cathedral of the Madeleine for the beatification of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal order that now has 1.9 million members worldwide. Concelebrating the Mass were Fr. John Evans, pastor of St. Thomas More Parish; and Fr. Dominic Sternhagen, the cathedral’s parochial vicar. Assisting were Deacon Drew Petersen and Deacon Guillermo Mendez. Among those attending were Utah Knights of Columbus State Deputy Nick Neilson, Immediate Past State Deputy Greg Keller, Regional Growth Director Ray Lopez, State Secretary Bill Kelly and State Advocate Frank Carmona. Fr. McGivney was beatified Oct. 31. In his homily during the bilingual Mass, Bishop Solis said Fr. McGivney’s priesthood was marked by great humility, commitment and sacrifice, and he dedicated his life to God’s people, especially those in need. 
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