Friday, December 24, 2010

The True Face of the Saints

Sometimes the real faces of the saints doesn’t match the holy cards that people make up for them.  That’s why I thought you’d like to see the real photos of a few saints, to appreciate the sanctity that shines from them and contrast them with the inaccurate holy cards you see all over the place today.

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Saint Frances Cabrini, first canonized American saint.



Saint John Neumann, 4th bishop of Philadelphia 1852-1860.  The first and only American bishop to be canonized.


Saint Therese of the Infant Jesus.

           St. Pius X

Pope Saint Pius X in full Papal Regalia.


On his deathbed.


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Saint Gemma Galgani, the mystic from Lucca Italy.


The three Fatima children Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta.

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