Tag: canonization

Fall fun with the family

AFFL #041 Easing Into Fall

We ease into fall by spending Labor Day weekend with the family at Raging Waters and heading to the fair. Adam goes to Nashville, and the youth group heads to Six Flag’s Discovery Kingdom for On Fire. We talk about Mother Teresa’s canonization, what makes someone a saint, and praying the divine office. We review Hell or High Water, The Magnificent Seven,…

Miracles

Can Miracles Be (Dis)Proven?

Catholic Canonizations With Mother Teresa’s recent canonization and elevation to Saint Teresa of Calcutta, I’ve had quite a few friends and family members asking me how exactly the Catholic Church goes about making someone a saint. In answering that question, there are a couple of important distinctions which must be made. The first distinction that we should make is that the Catholic Church…

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