Monday, April 28, 2014

"Saints Without Cassocks" by Francis Butler/NCR

http://ncronline.org/news/vatican/saints-without-cassocks-reflections-canonization

..."Where are the ordinary laity? Will obscurity continue to remain the destiny of a righteous layperson lacking a large religious community or diocese to plead his or her cause for sainthood?Many of us can promptly think of deceased members of the faithful who lived very holy lives and make inspiring examples of the kind of people Francis has said the church is looking for -- "saints without cassocks and without veils..."

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