Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen,
the sixth bishop of Rochester and an internationally recognized writer and
preacher, designated St. Bernard's as the repository of his books, papers,
The Sheen Archives now contain a complete collection of the more
than 90 books published by the Archbishop (with translations of some works
in eight languages), his 2500 volume personal library, several hundred
audio cassettes, about 200 video recordings of his telecasts, together
with other effects that form a legacy of enduring significance.
The collection is housed at the Diocesan
Archives of the Roman
Catholic Diocese of Rochester.