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God’s Merciful Smiting?

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O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his mercy endures forever. This glorious couplet opens Psalm 136, the triumphant shout of praise for God’s mercy that Pope Francis draws our attention to at the beginning of Misericordiae Vultus, his declaration of the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy. The psalm announces a work of God and then declares... [Read more...]

Favored by the Highly Favored One

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All holy people receive visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. I do not receive any such visions. Therefore, I must not be holy. Such was the subconscious logic of my six-year-old self whenever I encountered the examples of fabled children and visionaries, such as Bernadette Soubirous and Lucia Santos. To my simple mind, the visions of such people were... [Read more...]

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The Priestly Life of America’s Bishop

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This post is the third and final part of a series on Archbishop Fulton Sheen.   Archbishop Fulton Sheen was not just another televangelist in a long line of American religious personalities. His service to the Church was not simply to convince Americans that a man in a pectoral cross and ecclesiastical cape had something to say during the 8 p.m. Tuesday slot on CBS. He also aimed to show that Thomism could speak to a wide audience. While he... [Read more...]

Fulton Sheen and the Playfulness of the Gospel

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This post is the second part of a series on Archbishop Fulton Sheen.   St. Philip Neri once remarked to a Dominican friar, “All that I have of good I owe to your fathers of San Marco.” Could the same be said of Fulton Sheen? In his autobiography, Sheen speaks movingly (and amusingly) about his friendship with a certain Fr. Smith: For many years our dean in the School of Philosophy was Father Ignatius Smith, a Dominican, who was not only... [Read more...]

5 Things Fulton Sheen Teaches Us About Social Media

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This post is the first part of a series on Archbishop Fulton Sheen.   “Jesus loves you.” #JN3:16 #Easter #risn “Pray. Hope. Don’t worry.” #faith #believe “Preach the Gospel at all times” #Francis #peace #prayalways Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest and countless other platforms are filled with almost empty Christian one-liners and other messages.  Oftentimes trite sayings are re-tweeted... [Read more...]

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