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Why Pray to the Saints?

Written by Pat McCloskey, OFM | 11/1/17 6:02 PM

The saints and blesseds are special signs of God’s activity. Their surrender to God’s love was so generous an approach to the total surrender of Jesus that the Church recognizes them as heroes and heroines worthy to be held up for our inspiration. They remind us that the Church is holy, can never stop being holy, and is called to show the holiness of God by living the life of Christ.

In this video, I explain the importance of the saints.