THE SAINTS AMONG US
Even though their official hagiographies tend to present them as faultless and almost inhuman examples of glorified virtues, saints are—or were, in their own time—human beings, who made mistakes and were able to get mixed up and make wrong judgments like the rest of us.
On the other hand, the canonisation process is, by definition, long, expensive and, as such, naturally selective. We may, during our lives, meet true saints that will never be in the records. Read more ...
PATH TO SAINTHOOD
South Sudan - Reconciliation is urgent
THE UNIVERSAL CALL TO HOLINESS
We are all called to be saints. We just need to be willing to grow and nurture the grace of our baptism and our vocation. We can live holy lives everywhere and anywhere if we take the Gospel seriously and follow in the footsteps of Jesus
By Sr. Madge Karechi SSJ-TOSF
MISSION IS FUN
GOOD POPE JOHN AND THE ANCIENT “POPEMOBILE”
MANY SAINTS had a great sense of humour. Saintly humour continues up until modern times. Perhaps the most well-known contemporary example is Pope John XXIII, who served as pope from 1958 to 1963 and has just been canonised. His most famous joke came when a journalist innocently asked him: “Your Holiness, how many people work in the Vatican?”
By Fr. James Martins SJ
The greatest mission
Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai has a mission in life and that gives her the strength to take risks and live with death threats ...
By Fr Shay Cullen
Another Comboni bishop for Uganda
SPECIALS AND SELECTED TEXTS
From a tender age, St Daniel Comboni was introduced to the mystery of the Heart of Jesus. In his years of formation, he was enchanted with a beautiful painting of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary in the seminary chapel
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