Tag: Archbishop Sheen

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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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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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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