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Synonyms for saint

a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

person of exceptional holiness

hold sacred

declare (a dead person) to be a saint

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The lateness of vernacular saint plays undoubtedly reflects the increasing interest among the laity in the cult of the saints, but why then are there so few dramatic representations of saints' lives in most of northern Europe and England?
After graduating from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, she joined the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Orange and began to teach high school students.
What does a thirteenth-century saint have to do with contemporary temporary debates over abortion?
My mother, who assigned all of us five siblings a saint to be devoted to, chose Saint Vincent Ferrer for me.
During October, all students study the saints' lives.
Other children also dressed up as little Saint Lorenzo Ruiz, Saint Pedro Calungsod, Saint Paul the Apostle, Saint Mary of Bethany, Saint Monica, Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Saint Catherine of Siena, among others.
Each brightly coloured page gives a comprehensive amount of detail on a different Saint, and includes beautiful images and illustrations, when they lived, their feast day and what they are patron of, and is written in a very engaging style.
It was a bad day for the visiting saint John's players and they were already 3-0 behind by the time they got up to full strength after a couple of players arrived late.
The United States established diplomatic relations with Saint Kitts and Nevis in 1983 following its independence from the United Kingdom.
Fourth-placed Saint Charles RC Church Gosforth sealed a 6-1 success against North Shields Christ Church.
The Catholic Church with a different approach to God, saw a saint giving a personal access to God, and allocated different saints to different crafts, professions, and they were people who suffered for their faith.
Today, stallion Saint Des Saints THE early crops of Saint Des Saints offer hope that he could become as successful a jumping stallion as his own sire Cadoudal.
The teams devoted to Saint Ubaldo - the patron saint of Gubbio - Saint Giorgio and Saint Anthony, raced from the main square to the Basilica of Saint Ubaldo in a spectacular dash.
That's the first thing I learned from reading the stories of the saints: People like Dorothy Day and many other saintly figures were right when they said that everyone is called to be a saint.
In honor of a decision last year to change Valentine's Day to Friendship Celebration Day (because Valentine's Day is named after Saint Valentine and anyone who hears a religious name may become infected with God) by a DePere, Wisconsin, school district, we thought we'd help Christiaphobics rename a few more items that have religious implications, to make them politically correct.