Miracle for Mikey: Dickson boy’s cure opens door to K of C founder’s beatification
Mikey Schachle, 5, lives with his parents Daniel and Michelle in Dickson, TN on Tuesday, 2 June 2020. Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing Mikey’s cure from a deadly case of fetal hydrops while still in his mother’s womb as a miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus. With the approval of the miracle, Father McGivney’s cause for sainthood moves to the next step, beatification, when he will receive the title “Blessed.”

Miracle for Mikey: Dickson boy’s cure opens door to K of C founder’s beatification

Mikey Schachle, 5, lives with his parents Daniel and Michelle in Dickson. Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing Mikey’s cure from a deadly case of fetal hydrops…

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Bishop Spalding announces new priest assignments
Bishop James Niedergeses prays for Shirley Brown while making rounds as chaplain at St. Thomas Hospital. Her husband of 49 years, Harold Brown, joins in prayer. Although he retired in 1992, the Bishop continues as chaplain.

Bishop Spalding announces new priest assignments

New assignments for priests have been announced by Bishop J. Mark Spalding.  Nine parishes will have new pastors, and eight priests have received new assignments as associate pastors. Also, three…

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Father McGivney was a priest ahead of his time
Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus and a native of Waterbury, Conn., is pictured in an undated photo. More than 1,000 people attended an Aug. 12 Mass on top of Holy Land USA in Waterbury in honor of Father McGivney, who is a candidate for sainthood. The Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Leonard P. Blair of Hartford. (CNS file photo) See MASS-MCGIVNEY Aug. 13, 2018.

Father McGivney was a priest ahead of his time

Venerable Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus is pictured in an undated photo. Father McGivney’s vision, his com­mitment to charity and his devotion to his faith has…

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The road to sainthood runs through Tennessee
Mikey Schachle, 5, lives with his parents Daniel and Michelle in Dickson, TN on Tuesday, 2 June 2020. Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing Mikey’s cure from a deadly case of fetal hydrops while still in his mother’s womb as a miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus. With the approval of the miracle, Father McGivney’s cause for sainthood moves to the next step, beatification, when he will receive the title “Blessed.”

The road to sainthood runs through Tennessee

A worn copy of the Prayer for Canonization of Father Michael McGivney stits on the mantle in the Schachle home next to a medallion of the priest, the founder of…

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Invite-only Chrism Mass rescheduled for June 16
Bishop J. Mark Spalding celebrated the Chrism Mass in Sagrado Corazon at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Nashville, TN on Wednesday, 17 April 2019. The Mass was celebrated at the CPC to have more participants in the space that is much larger than the Cathedral. At the end of Mass, the bishop announced that Father Pat Connor has been named a monsignor. John Partipillo photographed the Mass.

Invite-only Chrism Mass rescheduled for June 16

Bishop Spalding celebrates the Chrism Mass in Sagrado Corazon at the Catholic Pastoral Center in April 2019. During the Chrism Mass, priests of the Diocese of Nashville renewed their ordination…

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