What is a saint? I think that our culture has an unhealthy and extreme view of what a saint is. On one hand, we use the word saint to describe someone, anyone who is kind hearted and good to us. When someone helps us we say ‘Oh they’re such a saint’. In this use of the word, a saint becomes a common thing something, or rather someone, you might encounter on a daily or at least a regular basis. On the other hand, the word saint is used to describe someone of great holiness and power, … [Read more...]
I Believe in a Thing Called Love
Today on the Feast of All Saints we celebrate the baptism of two brothers in Christ and we begin our exploration of the question "Why and what do we believe?". … [Read more...]
How do you get to be a saint on All Saints day?
We all have a sense of what we need, and psychology has looked hard at this. Why does Jesus seem to turn it upside down and make spirituality more important than anything else? Reading this may help you think through what are your real priorities. … [Read more...]