By Joseph Pronechen

L to R: Father Michael McGivney is shown seated in a studio rectory setting, dressed in a long cassock; photo attributed to John J. Tierney. Digitized from black and white copyprint; 1870-1879 approximately.
A painting, entitled, ‘Father McGivney with Scene of the Crucifixion,’ oil on canvas, 2012, by Antonella Cappuccio, was commissioned by the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council to further the evangelization efforts of the Catholic Church through the image of then-Venerable Michael J. McGivney.

St. Mary’s Church, the parish where he first served, hosts prayerful events.

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