Thursday, November 01, 2007

All Saints Day

A thought:

Being a Saint starts with baptism, in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

There, at the very beginning, is the centre of the Communion which the saints belong to.

We are Saints because of what we are, rather than what we do. What we are, comes from the sacraments, in which we become Sons (and Daughters).

Our relationship with God, or rather God's relationship with us, is what sanctifies us. It is what grows from this relationship which sanctifies us or makes us Saintly.


Rich Johnston said...

In the UK, we see the publication today, on All Saints Day, of a graphic novel based on the life of St Joseph Of Copertino, "The Flying Friar". See more here:

Dr. Peter H. Wright said...

Well, it's a very special thing to be in communion with the saints.
I always think so at the "Communicantes".

I've always thought of the Church as being composed of "saints and sinners".

Though I aspire to the former, I belong to the latter.

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