Saints have been always looked upon as models of courage, ﬁdelity and faith in the Catholic Church. Perhaps the strong connection we share with the Saints is rooted in their humanness. As human beings, Saints have endured the same trials and triumphs, joys and fears that we experience in our lives. By meditating on the lives of the Saints, we achieve a closeness and affinity with God. Do you want to know more about the Saints? Then join Sister Charlene Altemose, an expert on Catholic belief, as she takes you on an exploration of the Saints. In these pages, she: Explains the concept of Saint, Traces the history of the Church and the evolution of the canonization process, Presents various ways Catholics honour the Saints in liturgy and in personal prayer, Offers a delightful potpourri of Saint trivia, noting interesting facts gathered from the lives of the Saints. What You Should Know about the Saints offers you a complete understanding of the Saints, yesterday and today.