The catholic Church celebrates November 1st as the all Saints day. Along with remembering all the saints of the centuries (canonized and not-canonized), it reminds all of us of our vocation to be saints. It speaks of all of us being part of the communion of saints. What could be its relevance today? What is the meaning of being a saint today?

I would like to conclude with a question, we have an ‘All Saint’s Day’; Why we don’t have an ‘All Prophet’s Day’. It is not of adding one more festivities; Jesus considered himself more a prophet. (Surely his life was saintly.. I don’t deny it. Some might say prophetic quality is already included in the saintliness. True. But the emphasis??) Saints have much appeal. I don’t think Prophets do have so much…

A Jesuit interested to think and write; Loves philosophy, spirituality, politics…. Believes in God & well-being of all humans… Open to difference & newness..

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