Tag: Archbishop Fulton Sheen

Catholics urged to pray novena for Archbishop Sheen’s beatification

Catholics urged to pray novena for Archbishop Sheen’s beatification

| Tom Dermody | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Supporters of the canonization cause for Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen have been invited to take part in a novena starting Dec. 12 to “petition God unceasingly to remove all obstacles” for the beatification of the media pioneer, author and evangelist.

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Saints in the making

Saints in the making

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Cozzens and I have to arm wrestle over visits to our Catholic schools. There are few things more uplifting than a school Mass and classroom visits at any one of our 79 elementary schools and 14 high schools. I’m encouraged by the creativity and faithfulness of our students and inspired by the commitment of our teachers and administrators.

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Beatification for Archbishop Sheen postponed

Beatification for Archbishop Sheen postponed

| December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria said Dec. 3 Vatican officials have told him that the upcoming beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen has been postponed.

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Archbishop Sheen’s upcoming beatification greeted with joy, thanksgiving

Archbishop Sheen’s upcoming beatification greeted with joy, thanksgiving

| Tom Dermody | November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

With joy and thanksgiving, officials and faithful throughout the Diocese of Peoria and around the globe welcomed the announcement Nov. 18 that Pope Francis has called for the beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen in Peoria Dec. 21.

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Archbishop Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at Peoria’s cathedral

Archbishop Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at Peoria’s cathedral

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced late Nov. 18.

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With miracle confirmed in Sheen cause, plans for beatification can begin

With miracle confirmed in Sheen cause, plans for beatification can begin

| Jennifer Willems | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

With “overwhelming joy,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced July 6 that Pope Francis had approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

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Remains of Archbishop Sheen transferred from New York to Peoria Diocese

Remains of Archbishop Sheen transferred from New York to Peoria Diocese

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a small group of witnesses silently looked on, the mortal remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen were interred at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria late in the afternoon of June 27, completing a transfer from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York that began early that morning.

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New York court says archbishop’s remains must be transferred to Peoria

New York court says archbishop’s remains must be transferred to Peoria

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Peoria Diocese said Bishop Daniel R. Jenky “is overjoyed and elated” that the remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be coming home to the diocese following a ruling by the state of New York’s highest court.

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New York court rules Archbishop Sheen’s remains transferred to Peoria

New York court rules Archbishop Sheen’s remains transferred to Peoria

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced “with great joy” March 5 that the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division ruled 5-0 that the remains of Archbishop Fulton Sheen should be transferred from New York to the Peoria Diocese.

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New York state court rules Sheen remains should be transferred to Peoria

New York state court rules Sheen remains should be transferred to Peoria

| Tom Dermody | November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Supreme Court of the State of New York ruled Nov. 17 in favor of the family of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen regarding their request to allow the transfer of the sainthood candidate’s remains to Peoria, where he was raised and ordained a priest.

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Finding the middle ground in the marriage debate

Finding the middle ground in the marriage debate

| Chris Stefanick | July 31, 2014 | 5 Comments

In the words of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, “There are not 100 people in the United States who hate the Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they wrongly perceive the Catholic Church to be.”

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Archbishop Sheen and ‘ultimate reality’ television

Archbishop Sheen and ‘ultimate reality’ television

| John Garvey | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently, the Congregation for Saints’ Causes recognized the life of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen as one of heroic virtue and granted him the title “venerable.” It is a step toward beatification. He now needs a miracle attributed to his intercession to proceed.

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