JUNE - JULY ISSUE

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

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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

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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

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