Thursday, November 19, 2009

Memorial Masses Scheduled Worldwide - December 9th - Archbishop Sheen

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
According to the Diocese of Paterson, memorial masses are scheduled to be celebrated worldwide on December 9th.
A worldwide celebration of Masses Dec. 9 will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of famed author, lecturer and television evangelizer Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, as well as promote his cause for canonization.

Two women from the Paterson Diocese launched the program: Lo Anne Mayer, a parishioner of Christ the King Church in New Vernon, and La Verne Washburne, a parishioner of Corpus Christi Church in Chatham Township.

Mayer, who is a board member of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Foundation in Peoria, Ill., and president of its advisory council, credits her friend Washburne with conceiving the worldwide Mass idea.
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful photo of Archbishop Sheen--it looks like an oil painting!
Thank you for posting this!

Esther G. said...

It does now that you mention it.