Below is a reflection from the blog of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, entitled ‘Saints in the Making’:
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We are all called to be saints – to be holy. As Saint Paul said to the Church in Thessalonica, “This is the will of God – your holiness” (1 Thessalonians 4:3).  Jesus himself issued the call in his Sermon on the Mount.  He was addressing the crowd when he said, “So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Matthew 5:48).  Jesus was not laying an impossible burden on the crowd, but was instead calling them to share God’s life,

Praise the Lord

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