Saints and Sanctity

St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe wrote about the saints and sanctity quite often. His first rule of life was “I must become a saint, and a great saint.” And, of course he did become a great saint. To read now what this aspiring and growing saint had to say about holiness is not only stirring but encouraging.

The great spiritual writers of past and present admonish us to be courageous in our pursuit of sanctity. Even in the secular sphere we are familiar with sayings like "Nothing comes for nothing,' “No pain, no gain,” and so on. Certainly, no one ever attained to great holiness who did not apply himself seriously to the work of his own sanctification. -Read More

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