Sermon 3 Nov 2019 St Ambrose Aranui

St Paul said, ‘I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all saints.’

What is a saint? Those of us who have grown up around Catholic churches may remember statues of the Virgin Mary, a plaster saint in a blue-painted robe. Or how about a stained-glass picture of St Ambrose, carrying a beehive? Often depictions of saints have their props with them, to remind people who they are and what they are famous for.

We can think of saints as people who lived a really long time ago, who were so holy that they didn’t seem to be like real people. Continue reading