• Civil court rules Fulton Sheen’s remains can go to Peoria

    Civil court rules Fulton Sheen’s remains can go to Peoria

    • Jun 10, 2018

    The Superior Court of New York ruled Friday in favor of Joan Sheen Cunningham, who had petitioned to move the body of her uncle, Venerable Fulton Sheen, to the Cathedral of St. Mary in Peoria. The body of the late archbishop is currently in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.

  • No selling hair, teeth or hands of saints, Vatican decrees

    No selling hair, teeth or hands of saints, Vatican decrees

    • Dec 17, 2017

    The new instructions explicitly rule out selling the hair strands, hands, teeth and other body parts of saints that often fetch high prices in online auctions.

  • What happens when women pray?

    What happens when women pray?

    • May 30, 2017

    The vocation of Catholic womanhood can be fully realized only through prayer. A new book shows how different women use the Eucharist, Mary, Saints, and the Rosary to help form their prayer life; keeping in mind the words of the Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen: “To a great extent the level of any civilization is the level of its womanhood.”

  • Churches around world urged to say Mass on Archbishop Sheen’s birthday

    Churches around world urged to say Mass on Archbishop Sheen’s birthday

    • Apr 18, 2017

    An effort is underway for churches around the world to remember Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen on his birthday. Sheen who won the 1951 Emmy for outstanding television personality for his show “Life Is Worth Living,” was born May 8, 1885, and grew up in Peoria, Illinois. Sheen died December 9, 1979, and his cause for canonization is being conducted by the Diocese of Peoria.