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Joseph Bernardin

Born: Columbia, South Carolina
Died: November 14, 1996, in Chicago, Illinois

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Archbishop of Chicago, 1982-96.

Biography: Following the death of Cardinal John Cody of Chicago, Pope John Paul II chose Archbishop Bernardin to lead the Archdiocese of Chicago. He was appointed the twelfth Bishop and seventh Archbishop of Chicago on July 10, 1982. On August 25, 1982, he was formally installed in that role by the Apostolic Delegate, Pio Laghi. In the Consistory of February 2, 1983, he was elevated to the Sacred College of Cardinals by Pope John Paul II as Cardinal-Priest of Ges Divino Lavoratore (Jesus the Divine Worker) as his titular church.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Joseph Cardinal Bernardin on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A blessing to each other :
ISBN: 156854104X OCLC: 36016260

Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago, IL : ©1996.

A moral vision for America /
ISBN: 0878406751 OCLC: 37606292

Georgetown University Press, Washington, D.C. : ©1998.

"Joseph Cardinal Bernardin of Chicago was for twenty years the most influential U.S. Catholic bishop: he was also a beloved public figure whose views commanded respect from Catholics and non-Catholics alike." "This posthumous collection presents Cardinal Bernardin's remarkably sustained and thoughtful efforts to articulate an overall framework for moral decisions - "a consistent ethic of life"--And to affirm an active role for religious convictions in a democratic society."--Jacket.

  Journey to Peace :
ISBN: 1299108377 OCLC: 842874605

Image, 2007.

The gift of peace :
ISBN: 1559352663 OCLC: 37422824

Soundelux Audio Pub., Novato, Calif. : ℗1997.

The gift of peace :
ISBN: 0385494343 OCLC: 39391102

Image Books, New York : 1998.

In the final two months of his life, Joseph Cardinal Bernardin made it his mission to share his personal reflections and insights in this book, The Gift of Peace. Using as a framework the previous three years, which included false accusation of sexual misconduct, diagnosis of cancer, and return of the cancer after fifteen months of being in remission, Cardinal Bernardin tells his story openly and honestly. At the end of his life, the Cardinal was at peace. He accepted his peace as a gift from God, and through this book, he shares that gift with the world. The Gift of Peace is part of the Cardinal's pastoral legacy; through this book his ministry lives on.

The journey to peace :
ISBN: 0867168218 OCLC: 150437344

St. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, OH : ℗2002.

"Soon after Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's death, selections from his fifteen hundred homilies and unpublished personal reflections were gathered into this ... aid to prayer ... The Stations of the Cross, focusing on the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus, provide the framework for this ... legacy."--Container.