Wednesday, July 27, 2011

In Praise of Lay Saints

In this weekly video commentary for America: The National Catholic Weekly, Fr. James Martin, S.J., discusses “why the Vatican needs to recognize ordinary men and women who have lead extraordinary lives of holiness.” It can be viewed at
His print article on “Why We Need to Canonize More Lay Saints” can be found at
Fr. Martin is the author of My Life with the Saints (2006) among other books.