List four favorite saints, two favorite blessed, and a person who you think should be a saint. As Sarah said, these are today’s answers. Tomorrow’s could be different…there are so many saints and so little time!
First of all, special mention goes to the Blessed Mother. I can’t lump her in with “saints” because I think she is even beyond that, being conceived without sin.
St. Francis of Assisi–my inspiration
St. Gianna Beretta Molla, who is a wonderful example of sacrificial love and motherhood
St. Francis de Sales, whose writings I am beginning to explore
St. Elizabeth of Hungary, who is being remembered in a special way by the Secular Franciscans throughout the world on the 800th anniversary of her birth. She is the Patroness of the Secular Franciscan Order, a mother, a widow, and one who worked tirelessly on behalf of the poor. (Do check the link above and read about her life–fascinating!)
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta–I am awestruck by her work and her wonderful writings
Blessed Junipero Serra, because I have had, since childhood, a fascination with the Franciscan missionaries who inspired others to share our Faith
SHOULD BE/COULD BE:
Servant of God John Paul the Great (needs no explanation, I’m sure)