A dead sinner revised and edited. The Duchess of Orleans relates that the irreverent old calumniator, Marshal Villeroi, who in his youth had known St. Francis de Sales, said, on hearing him called saint: "I am delighted to hear that Monsieur de Sales is a saint. He was fond of saying indelicate things, and used to cheat at cards. In other respects he was a perfect gentleman, though a fool."
A person sanctified; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue; any true Christian, as being redeemed and consecrated to God.
One of the blessed in heaven.
One canonized by the church.
a life giver
an individual whose life has been transfixed into a message
a person so grasped by a religious vision that it becomes central to his or her life in a way that radically changes the person and leads others to glimpse the value of that vision
a person who acts and teaches godly behaviour and the proper ideal standard of religious life, despite opposing elements
To act or live as a saint.
a nuisance to live with at home
one who lives at some level of wholeness, usually spiritual; a living example of spiritual truths who is usually celibate.