The Church has venerated Catholic saints since the beginning. Who are the saints? Who decides who is and is not a saint? How many are there? Do saints hear our prayers? Find the answers to these questions and articles on saints.
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Questions and Answers on Catholic Saints
from St. Anthony Messenger
Why isn’t there a saint for every day?
Why so few lay saints?
What is the process for canonizing someone?
How many saints are there?
Do saints hear our prayers?
Are saints’ names required for Baptism?
Are statues idols?
What's a Seraphic saint?
God's Glorious Nobodies
Kathy Coffey looks at the future saints all around us in the world. She writes: "Perhaps the saints are people so drawn to Christ’s vibrant energy that they mirror him, just as long married couples begin to resemble each other. They proclaim what Christ looks like, and there are infinite varieties on the theme."
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