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  • A Sunday in Nisan (Fulton J. Sheen)

    03/29/2015 2:18:22 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | March 29, 2015 | Fulton J. Sheen
    It was the month of Nisan. The Book of Exodus ordered that in this month the Paschal Lamb was to be selected, and four days later was to be taken to the place where it was to be sacrificed. On Palm Sunday, the Lamb was chosen by popular acclaim in Jerusalem; on Good Friday He was sacrificed.His last Sabbath Our Lord spent in Bethany with Lazarus and his sisters. News was now circulated that Our Lord was coming into Jerusalem. In preparation for His entrance, He sent two of His disciples into the village, where they were told they would...
  • Same God, Different Result. A Short Meditation on our Stance Towards God

    01/15/2014 2:43:31 AM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 1/14/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    I have often tried to use images to teach people that God is not a moody or changeable God; as if He were at one moment, angry towards this person, and kind toward that one. Rather, no, He is God, pure and simple.Our God does not change, he is God; God who is Love. Instead, it us who change. It is us who have a different stance towards God. Some will say He is angry and wrathful, others will say He is benevolent and glorious. Same God different result.I was recently listening to a very old Bishop Sheen talk, all...
  • Venerable Fulton J. Sheen on Politics

    09/08/2012 4:10:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    Integrated Catholic Life ^ | September 8, 2012 | Patti Maguire Armstrong
    It’s campaign time again – a season of anxiety. Pro-lifers vote for life; something that trumps all else. Those defending a mother’s right to abort her unborn baby, get downright angry at the thought of candidates minding someone else’s business – the business being the life of a baby. Protecting traditional marriages labels one a hater. Then, the HHS Mandate has become a line in the sand that unites all bishops against politicians that seek to twist Catholic arms of business owners who refuse to minimize mortal sin.At the core, it’s those who follow their religious convictions pitted against those...
  • When Did Belief in the Virgin Birth Begin?

    09/21/2009 4:50:40 PM PDT · by stfassisi · 34 replies · 946+ views
    In the study of law one of the most important subjects is evidence. One of the reasons why so few have arrived at a truth in which they believe absolutely is that they have forgotten the importance of proof. Evidence is one of the important divisions of theology. No belief can be accepted without proof or a "motive of credibility." One might say that the greatest skeptics are the Christians, for they will not believe in the Resurrection until they see the crucified and dead Man arise from the grave by the Power of God Himself. One could take any...
  • Man and Woman by Bishop Fulton J. Sheen-1952

    07/21/2009 3:08:55 PM PDT · by stfassisi · 1 replies · 311+ views
    In human love there are two poles: man and woman. In Divine love there are two poles: God and man. From this difference, finite in the first instance, infinite in the second, arise the major tensions of life. The difference in the God-man relationship between Eastern religions and Christianity is that in the East man moves toward God; in Christianity, God moves first toward man. The Eastern way fails because man cannot lift himself by his own bootstraps. Grass does not become a banana, through its own efforts. If carbon and phosphates are to live in man, man must come...
  • Man's work is not an end -Bishop Fulton Sheen- From declassified FBI files on Fulton Sheen

    06/18/2009 7:51:21 PM PDT · by stfassisi · 20 replies · 1,176+ views ^ | 1954 | Bishop Fulton Sheen
    Communism glorifies work as the new god to which cult and worship must be paid.Just as democracies since the French revolution have substituted freedom for god and made it the supreme goal to be served,so now communism has made labor the deity which men must adore. Freedom is not the goal of democracy,if freedom is understood as freedom from something.Freedom from something must necessarily be freedom for something.Freedom without law is a license and unlimited freedom eventually ends up in unlimited tyranny. Neither is the work of god,for thieves work and so do beavers,so do gods of soviet concentration camps.There...
  • Prophetic Words From Archbishop Sheen (See a You Tube Video of Sheen at Website)

    11/12/2008 1:34:04 PM PST · by GonzoII · 10 replies · 1,000+ views
    Da Mihi Animas ^ | Tuesday, November 11, 2008 | Posted by Padre Steve
    I found the following quote at the Catholic Mom of 10 website. Very prophetic words from our wonderful, saintly Archbishop: "The world is rapidly being divided into two camps, the comradeship of anti-Christ and the brotherhood of Christ. The lines between these two are being drawn. How long the battle will be we know not; whether swords will have to be unsheathed we know not; whether blood will have to be shed we know not; whether it will be an armed conflict we know not. But in a conflict between truth and darkness, truth cannot lose." Archbishop Fulton Sheen
  • Pressing Sainthood for Beloved Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

    12/12/2004 5:32:54 PM PST · by Coleus · 24 replies · 631+ views
    NY Slimes ^ | 12.12.04
    Pressing Sainthood for a Beloved Archbishop By MAREK FUCHS Published: December 12, 2004 A long line of priests, nuns, deacons, relatives and fans wound its way into the crypt beneath the altar of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Their mission: the canonization of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, one of the first priests to use TV to educate, inspire and even convert. Twenty-five years after the archbishop was buried in the crypt, a Mass was celebrated in his honor. The people who gathered at St. Patrick's on Thursday wanted to persuade the Vatican to declare the archbishop a saint. "It's like a kickoff,...