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Allan Smith joins me to discuss the enduring legacy of Bishop Fulton Sheen. Allan explains how his words and writings are still relevant today, and what he and his apostolate do to share Bishop Sheen's message with a new generation. Allan also gives us an update on the canonization cause for Fulton Sheen.
About Allan Smith:
He is the founder and director of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Mission Society of Canada and has served on the Board of Directors of the Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation in Peoria, Illinois, which promotes the cause of Fulton J. Sheen’s canonization process. (www.archbishopfultonjsheenmissionsocietyofcanada.org)
Al is also the founder and director of Bishop Sheen Today (www.bishopsheentoday.com) which is a media group responsible for promoting and publishing the works of the Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen throughout the world. Al’s award-winning website attracts millions of visitors each year, and the publishing arm of his apostolate distributes dozens of Sheen titles to a worldwide audience Al is a writer with Catholic Exchange Magazine (https://catholicexchange.com/author/al-smith) and has produced three bestselling books distributed by Sophia Institute Press. (https://sophiainstitute.com)
The Cries of the Jesus from the Cross – A Fulton Sheen Anthology (2018). Lord Teach us to Pray – A Fulton Sheen Anthology (2019). Archbishop Sheen’s Book of Sacraments – A Fulton Sheen Anthology (2021). Many of these popular titles written by Archbishop Sheen can be found on Al’s Amazon Author Page at (https://amazon.com/~/e/B097CPVF9K)