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2 Lessons from Zelie

What a big month October will be for the Martin family! Meg Matenaer takes a closer look at Blessed Zelie, St. Therese’s mom, who will be canonized this month with her husband, and the lessons we can learn from her many letters to families and friends.

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0 How the Church Recognizes Saints

The process of declaring one a saint in the Catholic Church is called canonization. The canonization process is a canonical (Church law) procedure by which the Church through the Pope solemnly declares a Catholic to be united with God in heaven, an intercessory to God on behalf of the living, and worthy of public and universal veneration.