"Do we content ourselves with a few commandments or do we follow Jesus as lovers, really prepared to leave behind something for him?"
The new saints' relics were present at the Mass as reminders that the saints were flesh-and-blood people who lived holy lives.
"I feel proud as a brother and as a family member, but also as part of the (Salvadoran) people because over there, they love him a lot."
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Bishop Barres to celebrate Mass locally with Salvadoran community. Watch the canonization live on Catholic Faith Network
Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero are two of seven new saints Pope Francis will canonize Oct. 14 at the Vatican.
Sister Briana Santiago, a member of the Apostles of the Interior Life from San Antonio, and Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico City arrive for a news conference to discuss the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and...