Solanus Casey beatification ceremony scheduled Nov. 18
Council #1632 Blog * Written by deder
From the Stillwater Gazette, Published July 6, 2017 at 7:00 am
The Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit has announced that the date for the Father Solanus Casey beatification ceremony will be Nov. 18, 2017, at Ford Field in Detroit. This follows the historic announcement by Pope Francis on May 4 that Casey will be elevated to Blessed in the Roman Catholic Church. Beatification is the third step of a four-step process to be named a saint. Casey will be the second American-born male to be beatified.
Casey moved to the Stillwater area with his family as a child, was confirmed at St. Michael’s parish in Stillwater.He spent many years living and working in Stillwater. The Stillwater Knights of Columbus dedicated its council to Casey on April 14, 1997. The council serves the parishes of St. Michael’s and St. Mary’s in Stillwater, St. Charles in Bayport, Guardian Angels in Oakdale and St Francis of Assisi in Lakeland.
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