Blessed Michael J. McGivney was “an outstanding witness of Christian solidarity and fraternal assistance” because of his “zeal” for proclaiming the Gospel and his “generous concern for his brothers and sisters,” Pope Francis said in his apostolic letter of beatification of the founder of the Knights of Columbus.
The Most Reverend Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, celebrated Holy Mass for the faithful departed at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul in Providence on All Souls Day, Monday, November 2 at 12:00 noon. Prayers were offered for all those in the Diocese who have died in the past year, with a special remembrance of those who have died from COVID-19, and those who could not have traditional funeral rites during the statewide lockdown earlier this year. *CLICK IMAGE AT TOP LEFT TO WATCH*