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Sheen scholar, camera expert join team planning 12-part television miniseries

A scholar on the life and virtues of Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen and a Chicago-based production partner to the motion picture industry have joined Sean Fahey and Dieterich Gray to support development and production of “Wolves and Sheep,” a 12-part miniseries about Sheen. The first is Dr. Peter Howard, a popular speaker in the Diocese […]

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A round-up of some of the Lenten opportunities offered in the diocese

Ash Wednesday (March 1 this year) marks the start of Lent, a season of sacrifice, prayer and charity. (CNS/Nancy Wiechec)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Parishes and Catholic organizations and institutions around the Diocese of Peoria are planning special activities for the penitential season of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1. Following are just some of the spiritual opportunities made known to The Catholic Post. Bishop Jenky’s Lenten message: Regulations for Lent and the Easter Triduum […]

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Our Lady of Fatima, Bishop Sheen focus of Oct. 22-23 mission at Washington parish

Dr. Peter Howard is author of "The Woman: Thy Mystery of Mary as Mediatrix in the Teaching of Fulton J. Sheen."

WASHINGTON — Marian consecration, Our Lady of Fatima, and the prophetic wisdom of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be the focus of a parish retreat led by Dr. Peter Howard on Saturday, Oct. 22, and Sunday, Oct. 23, at St. Patrick Church, 705 E. Jefferson. A nationally known speaker who recently relocated to the […]

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Sheen attributed everything to his consecration to Mary: Institute speaker

A ruling on the requested transfer of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen's remains to Peoria is expected in the coming weeks.

The Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was the focal point of Dr. Peter Howard’s keynote talk and a breakout session on Mary June 4 at the Diocesan Summer Institute at the Peoria Civic Center. The scholar called the El Paso native his hero and spiritual mentor. “He attributed all of his success to his consecration […]

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