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God has to be searched and invoked in the secret of a rational soul, which is called the interior man.
(De magistro 1)
Let us live well, and the times will be good. We are the times. The way we are will the times be.
(Sermo 80,8)
If you are the Body of Christ and its members, it is your mystery that is placed on the Lord's table. It is your mystery that you receive. To what you are, you respond «Amen», and by responding, you become part of it.
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Death of Bishop Sheehan OSA


Dublin - Ireland
November 2012

Bishop Patrick Francis Sheehan, O.S.A., bishop emeritus of Kano, Nigeria, died peacefully in Dublin, on November 8, 2012. Patrick Sheehan was born on May 28, 1932, professed vows as a member of the Irish Province in 1950, and was ordained in 1956. In 1971 he was appointed Bishop of Yola, Nigeria, and served in that diocese for 25 years. He was then named Vicar Apostolic of Kano in 1996, and when Kano was made a diocese three years later he was named its first bishop. Bishop Sheehan retired in March, 2008, and was succeeded in Kano by John Niyiring, O.S.A. who was, at the time, Provincial of the Province of Nigeria. Bishop Sheehan was 80 at the time of his death. May he and all of our brothers and sisters rest in peace.

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