Busted: Jim Martin, SJ

…kes someone a saint? JM: People I chose included the officially canonized ones, but also people whom I think would be almost-saints or near-saints. I like to look at the saints the way that St. Paul did. St. Paul wrote to people in different towns…

Saints Gone Wild

…ey also started changing what saints did. Before the publication of “The Golden Legend,” which was sort of the bestseller of saints’ stories in the Middle Ages, the saints basically solved problems. They helped people. No matter how bad your…

Spooky Saints No More

…e so. It got so bad that I finally gave the book to my mom, who hid it high out of sight in her closet. It put me off of the saints for years. I don’t want my little boy to have the same experience. Relatable saints Every saint realized that…

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