For a Christian, the way to reach perfection is to strive for holiness.
Christ's words are clear and yet disconcerting: "Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect." And the church reminds us that "all the faithful, whatever their condition or state in life are called by the Lord to that perfect holiness."
Here Pope Benedict expounds on his theme that "holiness never goes out of fashion; on the contrary, with the passage of time it shines out ever more brightly, expressing man's perennial effort to reach God."
This inspiring volume presents the Pope's reflections on many saints arranged according to the calendar year. He shows how the life of each saint has something unique to teach us about virtue, faith, courage, and the love of Christ. On each page the Holy Father exhorts us: "Be holy! Be Saints!"
Hardcover, 333 pages.
Item #: HIAS-H