For a New Missionary Age We Need Saints Like Catherine of Siena

By Deacon Keith Fournier – Today, in the Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar, we commemorate one of the greatest women saints of Christian history, Catherine of Siena. She is an outstanding example for all who follow Jesus Christ and desire the healing and unity of the Church in our own day. More than anything else, we need saints in this urgent hour.

“Go and Sin No More”

The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains: Through the sacraments of Christian initiation, man receives the new life of Christ. Now we carry this life “in earthen vessels,” and it remains “hidden…