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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

'Superhero of holiness'

Forget about Spider-Man and Batman. What we need these days is a superhero who can inspire souls, not fight crime.
Bishop Thomas A. McDonnell of Springfield, Mass., knows of such a person — the late Passionist Father Theodore Foley. In a blessing ceremony Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church in Springfield, the bishop celebrated the sanctity of Father Foley, who is a candidate for sainthood. 
"There is holiness and then there [are] the superheroes of holiness, and many people recognized him as a superhero of holiness," Bishop McDonnell said. 
Click HERE to read the local CBS station's story about Father Foley, who is the only person from western Massachusetts to be a candidate for sainthood.

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