Tag: Archbishop Sheen

Late Franciscan friar recalled as a ‘light shining in the darkness’

Late Franciscan friar recalled as a ‘light shining in the darkness’

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

At his funeral Mass Dec. 20, Father Andrew Apostoli, a co-founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, was remembered for living a life that reflected the gifts of the Holy Spirit — love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness and faithfulness.

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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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