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Archbishop Fulton John Sheen

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Archbishop Fulton John Sheen

  • Birth 8 May 1895 El Paso, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 9 Dec 1979 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Plot Crypt under the altar
  • Memorial ID 947

Educator, author, radio and television apologist, archbishop. He was born Peter Sheen on May 8, 1895 in El Paso, Illinois. He was ordained to the priesthood on Sept. 20, 1919 in Peoria, IL. He served as an Auxillary Bishop for the Archdiocese of New York from 1951-1966. On December 16,1966 he was appointed the Bishop of the Rochester, New York Diocese. Bishop Sheen is most famous for his radio show, "The Catholic Hour" and his television show, "Life is Worth Living."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Archbishop Fulton John Sheen (8 May 1895–9 Dec 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 947, citing Saint Patricks Cathedral, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .