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BREAKING: Fulton Sheen miracle approved!

UPDATE (8/10/15): For some reason, this article gained renewed steam today through social media. One or two shares quickly turned into thousands. It was originally posted in March 2014. Although Sheen’s miracle was approved, since then his beatification has sadly been suspended due to a disagreement over his body. There appears to be no imminent resolution. Big news out of … Continue reading

St. Paul, Fulton Sheen, and the Digital Areopagus

Mass is always invigorating, but today was especially poignant. The first reading featured the Areopagus story from Acts 17, the basis for StrangeNotions.com.   While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he grew exasperated at the sight of the city full of idols. So he debated in the synagogue with the Jews and with the worshipers, and daily in … Continue reading

My Favorite Books of 2012

My Favorite 15 Books of 2012 (#5-#1)

NOTE: Check out books #15-#11 and #10-#6. You might also enjoy my favorite books from 2011 and 2010.   “The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade.” — Anthony Trollope   This was a relatively slow reading year for me. After knocking out 87 books last year … Continue reading

(Video) Interview with Msgr. Richard Soseman – On Fulton Sheen’s Cause for Canonization

Of all the great saints in the twentieth century, including Therese of Liseux, Mother Teresa, and Pope John Paul II, I don’t think there’s a better model of the New Evangelization than Venerable Fulton J. Sheen. Throughout the century, thousands of non-Catholics were drawn to the Church through his influence, and he deepened the faith of millions more. He jumped … Continue reading

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