BE BOLD! Light a Siena Fire

Many Catholics are familiar with the words of today’s saint, Catherine of Siena: “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” Her call to become holy and live a life that is purposefully Christian has impacted generations since her death in 1380. In so many ways, her life was about being set on fire.

This can be viewed in her profound commitment to a life of prayer and to being a disciple above everything else. She deeply desired to follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ. This motivated everything she did. For this reason, Catherine was bold—very bold. That is what being on fire does to someone.

In our world today, it is boldness among the faithful which is the ingredient that we lack the most (among many other things). Now, there are great and holy leaders in the Catholic Church. There are parishes and families that are bringing souls closer to Christ each and every day. Despite what you might hear from countless personalities online and on social media, Christ is still reigning victorious.

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