Tag Archives: Fulton Sheen

New Anthology of Fulton Sheen about “The Greatest Commandment”

Soooo many books.  So little time. I bring to your attention a new but old, nova sed vetera, book: The Greatest Commandment: A Fulton Sheen Anthology on Love edited by Al Smith. US HERE – UK HERE (No matter what you … Read More

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“I am a devout Catholic, but….”

From Fulton Sheen’s Life of Christ: Herod was fearful that He Who came to bring a heavenly crown would steal away his own tinsel one. He pretended that he wanted to bring gifts, but the only gift he wanted to … Read More

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Our Lady of Sorrows Project: 4th Sorrow – Mary meets Jesus on the way to Calvary

So far… 1st Sorrow – The Prophecy of Simeon 2nd Sorrow – The Flight into Egypt 3rd Sorrow – The loss of the Child Jesus in Jerusalem Now we turn to… Mary meets Jesus on the way to Calvary. (Tradition … Read More

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Fulton Sheen’s body to return to his native Diocese of Peoria

Such is the news from WGLT and the NatCathReg: PEORIA, Ill. — On the evening of June 8, the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, announced that earlier in the day the Supreme Court of New York had ruled for the second … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Book recommendations for young men discerning priesthood

From a reader… QUAERITUR: In reference to one of your latest posts, do you have any solid book recommendations for young men discerning priesthood. A lot of the stuff usually recommended is emotionally based and does little in the way … Read More

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PODCAzT 147: Fulton Sheen on Patriotism

At The Catholic Thing I saw excerpts of a piece by Fulton Sheen on Patriotism. As I have done in the past, I’ll read the whole thing for  you.  Recently, I read for you his essay on how we have … Read More

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Fulton Sheen is now “Venerable”

Today the Holy Father authorized the promugation of the decree concerning the “heroic virtues” of now Venerable Fulton J. Sheen. Also, note the same for the former Prelate of Opus Dei. From VIS: Vatican City, (VIS) – Today, during a … Read More

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Habeas corpus: The Curious Cause of Bp. Fulton Sheen

From CNA: Peoria diocese restarts Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s beatification cause Peoria, Ill., Jan 27, 2011 / 01:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Peoria has resumed its promotion of Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s cause for beatification despite its dispute with the … Read More

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