We All Need Hero's.
Updated: May 9, 2018
And the Church has them in the saints.
The saints aren't just people who live in stained-glass windows. No, the saints are those heroes in the faith whose lives we admire and whose example we imitate because they stir up the best in us. We admire what they did, and pray we can do it ourselves. That's why a healthy spiritual life will always include a devotion to the saints in general and some special saints in particular. If you're struggling to find some for yourself, I've listed a few of my favorites below and a link to inspiring resources. St. (Padre) Pio - Padre Pio: The Stigmatist Saint Teresa of Calcutta - Beginners Guide To Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Paperback) Pope St. John XXIII - Journal of a Soul Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati - A Man of the Beatitudes St. Rita of Cascia - Saint of the Impossible