Tag: Canonization

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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Soon-to-be-saint Cardinal Newman already a patron of many archdiocesan Catholics

Soon-to-be-saint Cardinal Newman already a patron of many archdiocesan Catholics

| October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Friend. Guide. Inspiration.

These are some of the ways Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis describe Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century English Catholic convert, priest and theologian.

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Pope signs decrees in causes for St. John Paul’s mentor, two martyrs

Pope signs decrees in causes for St. John Paul’s mentor, two martyrs

| Carol Glatz | October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis recognized the miracle needed for the beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, a mentor and friend of St. John Paul II.

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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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The pope and the martyr: New saints offer youths a road map to holiness

The pope and the martyr: New saints offer youths a road map to holiness

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church has its share of young saints who gave witness through their lives that holiness can be attained even at a young age.

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Blessed Romero’s ‘heroic life, sanctity’ holds many lessons, bishop says

Blessed Romero’s ‘heroic life, sanctity’ holds many lessons, bishop says

| September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Blessed Oscar Romero’s martyrdom, “the holy sacrifice of his life,” during his celebration of the “holy sacrifice” of the Mass holds a powerful lesson for Catholics, said Bishop John Barres of Rockville Centre.

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Preparations begin for Father Arrupe’s sainthood cause, postulator says

Preparations begin for Father Arrupe’s sainthood cause, postulator says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The general postulator of the Society of Jesus said he has begun compiling all of the writings of Jesuit Father Pedro Arrupe and seeking eyewitnesses who can attest to the holiness of order’s late superior general.

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Family seeks Fulton Sheen’s intercession for newborn son’s healing

Family seeks Fulton Sheen’s intercession for newborn son’s healing

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Even before Katherine and Jeff Dobbs were married, they had a name picked out for a future son: Fulton Francis. Fulton, for Archbishop Fulton Sheen, the mid-20th century priest known for his broadcast evangelism; and Francis, for Pope Francis, whom the couple later met at a general audience during their honeymoon in 2017.

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Father Tolton’s remains exhumed, verified; his cause takes step forward

Father Tolton’s remains exhumed, verified; his cause takes step forward

| Joyce Duriga | December 27, 2016 | 4 Comments

On the morning of Dec. 10 in a cemetery in Quincy, Father Augustus Tolton’s cause for canonization took one step further as his remains were exhumed and verified.

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Bishops approve moving forward four possible saints’ causes

Bishops approve moving forward four possible saints’ causes

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

During the U.S. bishops’ fall general assembly Nov. 14-16 in Baltimore, they approved by voice vote the sainthood causes of four men and women as part of the episcopal consultation in the Catholic Church’s process for possible canonization.

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Louis & Zelie remind us sainthood marriage’s goal

Louis & Zelie remind us sainthood marriage’s goal

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Envision the family portrait. The husband and wife stand in Victorian dress with their five adult daughters, all in habits. It’s nothing I’ve seen on any Christmas card, but it’s an icon Catholics should expect this coming year in preparation for the canonization of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, parents of St. Therese the Little Flower. The couple, married in 1858, had nine children — seven daughters and two sons — but only five girls survived infancy. All five joined the convent; one became a Visitation sister, and the others Carmelites in Lisieux.

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Archbishop: We are all called to holiness

Archbishop: We are all called to holiness

Archbishop John Nienstedt concelebrated the canonization Mass April 27 for St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII with Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI and some 150 cardinals and 700 bishops from around the world. The Catholic Spirit interviewed the archbishop by phone the next day from Rome.

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