Bishop Sheen: What’s in a Name?

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen’s destiny was encrypted in his name for in the Gaelic language, ‘fulton’ means war and “sheen” means peace.  Sheen’s lifelong goal was to establish peace, but he was constantly at war with the various obstacles that got in the way of that noble ideal.  As a warrior for peace, he established […] Source: Bishop Sheen: What’s in a...

Fulton J. Sheen’s Guide to Making a Holy Hour

To correspond to the divine will, we must, first of all, know it, and secondly, have the grace and strength to correspond with it, once it is known. But to attain these two gifts of light for our minds and power for our wills, we must live on terms of intimate friendship with God. This […] Source: Fulton J. Sheen’s Guide to Making a Holy...

Fulton Sheen’s Helpful Analogy For Discouraged Catholics

“I can’t deal with the Catholic Church anymore.” “There is too much scandal and corruption.” “The Church is full of hypocrites and I’m leaving.” We have all heard these comments from fellow Catholics (or maybe even pondered them ourselves). It is not difficult to find instances of scandal and corruption within the Church. For faithful […] Source: Fulton Sheen’s Helpful Analogy For Discouraged...

Fulton Sheen’s Advice for the End of 2020

  by Derek Rotty It may be an understatement to say that 2020 has been a trying year on all of us. We have dealt with a contentious presidential election that is still largely unresolved. We have faced a global pandemic that has caused economic ruin and social isolation on a historic scale. This latter has surely brought pain […] Source: Fulton Sheen’s Advice for the End of...

How Bishop Sheen Helped Me to Reconcile With the Blessed Mother

Have you ever wondered what it means to be a child of God? The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches us that through baptism, we become “an adopted child of God, who has become a partaker of the divine nature, member of Christ and co-heir with him, and a temple of the Holy Spirit.” (CCCC 1265)    […] Source: How Bishop Sheen Helped Me to Reconcile With the Blessed...