Solemnity of All Saints

To become saints means to fulfill completely what we already are, raised to the dignity of God’s adopted children in Christ Jesus… The saints bring to light in creative fashion quite new human potentialities.. The saints are themselves the living spaces into which one can turn… There is no isolation in heaven. It is the open society of the saints and, consequently, also the fulfillment of all human togetherness… One might say that the saints are, so to speak, new Christian constellations, in which the richness of God’s goodness is reflected. Their light, coming from God, enables us to know better the interior richness of God’s great light… Nothing can bring us into a close contact with the beauty of Christ himself other than the world of beauty created by faith and light that shines out from the faces of the saints, through whom his own light becomes visible.

— Pope Benedict XVI

All you holy saints of God, pray for us!

1 thought on “Solemnity of All Saints

  1. Warm Southern Breeze November 1, 2011 — 9:28 AM

    “Not all saints had the same level of holiness. There are those who could never live with other saints. Not all have the same path. But all arrive at God.” -St. John Vianney

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