Have you ever noticed how much
easier it is to venerate a dead saint
than a live one? Have you ever
Perhaps the answer lies within these
words by an unknown author, taken
from a card from St. Stephen's Church
"Why were the saints, saints?
Because they were cheerful
when it was difficult to be cheerful,
patient when it was difficult
to be patient; and because they
pushed on when they wanted
to stand still, and kept silent when
they wanted to talk, and were agreeable
when they wanted to be disagreeable
That was all. It was simple and always
Many are called to be saints...
but few are chosen.