Saints of all times, and in every country are seen as the fulfillment of God's promise to redeem fallen humanity. Their example encourages us to "lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily besets us" and to "run with patience the race that is set before us" ([[Book of Hebrews|Hebrews]] 12:1).
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*[http://www.saintjonah.org/services/library.htm Practical Tips on How To Build a Liturgical Library]