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.
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.
Pope Saint Pius X in full Papal Regalia.
On his deathbed.
Saint Gemma Galgani, the mystic from Lucca Italy.
The three Fatima children Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta.