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Catholic Word of the Day: IMITATION OF SAINTS, 08-19-14
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 08/19/2014 8:47:51 AM PDT by Salvation
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IMITATION OF SAINTS
The practice of striving to put into practice in one's own life the virtues that the saints practiced in theirs. This is one of the reasons why the Church canonizes saints, to give the faithful secure patterns of holiness in every period of Christian history and on every level of human society.
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TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: catholic; saints
Teaching us in the many ways of holiness.
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