Always and everywhere you can become a saint...
The Second Vatican Council (1962-65) issued a “universal call to holiness” stating that “all the faithful of Christ, of whatever rank or status, are called to the fullness of the Christian life” (Lumen Gentium, Chapter V). We are all called to be saints!Learn More
“Yes, you can! There, where you work you can become a saint,” said Pope Francis in November 2014, “God gives you the grace to become a saint. God communicates with you. Always and everywhere you can become a saint, that is, by being receptive to the grace that is working in us and leads us to holiness.”
From St Andrew in the first century to the Venerable Margaret Sinclair in the 20th, the history of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh has been blessed by many holy men and women who now provide the diocese with heavenly assistance.