Saints aren’t Superheroes — the secrets to holiness

CNS Blog

VATICAN CITY —  Today on the feast of All Saints, Pope Francis revealed the secrets to holiness, saying it’s not some rare “privilege for the few,” but an inheritance everyone receives at baptism.

“Saints aren’t superheroes nor were they born perfect. They are like us, each one of us,” just that when they experienced the life-changing encounter with God,” they never left his side, the pope said during today’s Angelus address.

Pope Francis essentially gave a road-map today for how to follow this path to holiness. The path “has a name and a face,” he said. “It’s the face of Jesus Christ. He teaches us to become saints.”

So You Want to Be a Saint — Secrets of Success:

  • Experience God’s love.
  • Follow God with your whole heart, without compromise, without hypocrisy.
  • Spend your life serving others.
  • Bear suffering and adversity without hating. “Saints never hated,” the pope said…

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