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Bishop Fulton Sheen: From Small Town to Show Time

Bishop Fulton Sheen: From Small Town to Show Time

Driving down the streets of El Paso, Illinois, you will notice a few things.  Located just north of Bloomington on Interstate 39, you can expect the handful of highway amenities like gas stations, fast food and hotel chains.  There is one grocery store for the whole town.  Corn and soybean fields extend out in every direction; central Illinoisans will pride themselves on having the most fertile soil in the world.  You will see American made trucks, you will see quaint farmhouses, and if you venture a few blocks north of Main Street, you may come across St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  


The Weapon of Mass Restoration — Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

The Weapon of Mass Restoration — Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Stick around after any Catholic Mass and you’re bound to see a group elderly women gathering around a statue of Mary to pray the rosary. The sight has become so common as to be a point of derision. An old pious practice, it certainly only exists to bring comfort to the blind believer… Or is it, perhaps, a weapon… A weapon we should all wield? Perhaps it is the most powerful of weapons, not of destruction, but restoration – it is the Weapon of Mass Restoration.

 

The Origin of the Rosary

In medieval times, the monks at the local...


Mission Trips and the Sheen Rosaries Uganda Mission

Mission Trips and the Sheen Rosaries Uganda Mission

Bishop Sheen Rosaries was originally created to provide money to the school that I taught at in Uganda. These funds are sent to help offset the price of tuition, and provide scholarships when needed. We believe that helping provide education, not providing material goods, is the best way to help a country pull itself out of poverty. Read this article to find out why.

Catholics and the Big Bang Theory

Catholics and the Big Bang Theory

The Church has an interesting view on Faith (religion) and Reason (science). The Church believes that Faith without Reason leads to superstition, and Reason without Faith leads to relativism. Both are inherently wrong.

True Story of the Knights Templar

True Story of the Knights Templar

The Knights Templar were not a perfect order, and I am certain that during the Crusades atrocities were committed. Where I often pause is this; any time the media or popular culture makes something Catholic out to be completely evil, it often is more nuanced.