Venerable Fulton Sheen

Jun 17th 2022


Venerable Fulton Sheen was one of the leading religious figures of the twentieth century. After his ordination in 1919, he earned his doctorates in philosophy and theology and went on to teach for many years at the Catholic University of America.

In 1951, he was consecrated as the auxiliary bishop of New York. After twenty years on the radio, Sheen became a regular face in 1950s American homes with his TV show Life Is Worth Living. In 2002, Sheen’s cause for canonization was officially opened.