The first question a child asks when he comes into this world is the question: Why? Every babe is an incipient philosopher.
–Fulton Sheen, Religion Without God
There are so many great quotes from Fulton Sheen that I plan to post a selection here and there this month. I have some of my own quotes, but the wonderful (and sadly out of print) The Quotable Fulton Sheen (I reviewed it in my September column here) has a lot of great ones I’ll be sharing, as well.
This weekend is #celebrateSheen on Twitter and elsewhere, as Peoria Catholics (and many from elsewhere) will take part in a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. Read more about the events on the Celebrate Sheen website. I’ll be at the Mass, and using the hashtag #celebrateSheen. I don’t expect to be tweeting during the Mass, but before and after, certainly! And my thanks for the reminder to use the hashtag from the ever-excellent Julie Enzenberger, administrator of the Sheen Foundation.