Today in our summer program students took an hour a 15 minutes to visit 5 saints.  Each group (divided by grade level) spent 15 minutes a piece learning about St. Francis Xavier, St. Catherine of Sienna, St. Vincent de Paul, St. Therese of Lisieux and St. Nicholas of Myra.  The Catechists and kids seemed to really enjoy learning about these saints through people dressing up as them.  During this Summer School of Religion Program students are also learning about 5 other saints (this year I’ve asked that 10 saints be covered).  I am so grateful for those who were willing to dress up as a saint today and share about the holy lives of these saints.  The theme for our Program this year is “We Are Called” and one of the phrases that I’ve emphasized is that we are called to be saints.

May the Holy Spirit lead these children and all of us to be holy and to be saints…for “We Are Called”!