Blessed Solanus Casey
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Blessed Solanus Casey

(1870 - 1957)

Declared Venerable in 1995

The sainthood cause of Wisconsin-born Father Solanus Casey, a Capuchin priest and doorkeeper at Franciscan friaries in New York and Detroit, advanced to the beatification stage after Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to his intercession. He was beatified Nov. 18, 2017 in a service at Ford Field in downtown Detroit.

Watch the Beatification live November 18

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View the video below with scenes taken from St. Felix Friary in Huntington, Indiana
where Father Solanus Casey spent his retirement years.