The Word Among Us

June 2008 Issue

A Saint? Under My Roof?

Kids, Confession, and the Call to Holiness

By: Mark Hart

My fingers furiously flipped through a hardcover edition of Butler’s Lives of the Saints. “Daddy’s original plan” for my kindergartner to be the patron saint of dancers for the All Saints parade had blown up in my face.

Did you know the patron saint of dance is a guy? Neither did I. "You mean, there's no female saint for dancers?" my daughter, Hope, asked...

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