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Bishop Blessed Sheen explains the Trinity

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The Ascension causes men’s minds and hearts to ascend

Had Christ remained on earth, sight would have taken the place of faith. In heaven, there will be no faith because His followers will see; there will be no hope, because they will possess; but there will be love for love endureth forever! His leave-taking of the earth combined the Cross and the Crown that […]

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Complain!

God does not frown on your complaint. Did not His Mother in the Temple ask: “Son! Why hast thou done so to us?” And did not Christ on the Cross complain: “My God! Why hast Thou abandoned Me?” If the Son asked the Father, And the Mother the Son – “Why?” Why should not you? […]

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The Cross had asked the questions; the Resurrection had answered them.

The supreme instance of all history that the voice of the people is not necessarily the voice of God, was the moment when a mob passed beneath a cross,flinging at the helpless figure there upon it the blistering sneer of the ages: “He trusted in God; let him now deliver him” (Matthew 27:43).   Two […]

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The Most Holy Rosary

Because the Immaculate Virgin was chosen to be the Mother of God, cooperating with him in the work of man’s salvation, she has a favor and power with her Son greater than any human or angelic creature … it is her greatest pleasure to grant help and comfort to those who seek her. The month of […]

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My Uncle, (Venerable) Fulton Sheen

Joan Sheen Cunningham remembers life with her uncle, Archbishop Fulton Sheen, who was the face of the American Catholic Church for decades. Pope Benedict XVI declared Archbishop Fulton Sheen (1895-1979) “venerable” on June 28, and the Illinois-native could soon become the first male American-born saint. A few generations back he was the face of the […]

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Look for the Church which the world hates

There are not over a hundred people in the United States who hate the Catholic Church. There are millions, however, who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church—which is, of course, quite a different thing. These millions can hardly be blamed for hating Catholics because Catholics “adore statues;” because they “put the […]

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Bishop Sheen wanted us all to be Saints

New York City, N.Y., Dec 11, 2009 / 04:53 am (CNA).- At the Mass marking the 30th Anniversary of Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s death, Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan thanked God for the life of the “magnetic” television and radio personality. He said Sheen’s talent and wisdom were at the service of his key goal […]

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Memorial Mass Commemorating 30th anniversary of Archbishop Sheen’s death

This is not something that would be typically posted here but Archbishop Sheen was so widely known and loved it seems appropriate to post this event: New York City, N.Y., Dec 3, 2009 / 05:25 am (CNA).- Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan will celebrate a special St. Patrick’s Cathedral Mass on Dec. 9 to […]

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What Does God Know About Loneliness?

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