You prayers for the work of the brother Knights of Council #14474 are most appreciated.
Prayer for the Canonization of Fr. Michael J. McGivney
God, our Father, protector of the poor and defender of the widow and orphan, you called your priest, Father Michael J. McGivney, to be an apostle of Christian family life and to lead the young to the generous service of their neighbor. Through the example of his life and virtue may we follow your Son, Jesus Christ, more closely, fulfilling his commandment of charity and building up his Body which is the Church.
Let the inspiration of your servant prompt us to greater confidence in your love so that we may continue his work of caring for the needy and the outcast. We humbly ask that you glorify your venerable servant Father Michael J. McGivney on earth according to the design of your holy will. Through his intercession, grant the favor I now present (here make your request). Through Christ our Lord. Amen. (Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be.)
Please consider making a charitable contribution to our Council, in order to help us operate the following programs. Simply click on the "Donate" button below. With a donation of $50 or more, we will send you a complimentary set of greeting cards, depicting the "History of Salvation" from the Cathedral's stained-glass windows.
We are a small Council, and we thank you deeply for your generosity!
• Adopt a Seminarian
Knights of Columbus councils often “adopt” a seminarian (or two!), giving them money to pay for gas, books, etc. during their time in seminary. This support is always deeply appreciated by the seminarians. We’ve been told multiple times that our support always came in right when they felt like they needed it the most.
• Coats for Kids
This program provides children in the community with warm coats during the winter months. The coats will go this year to Providence Family Support Center on the North Side, a charitable work of the Sisters of Divine Providence.