Word of the Day: Saint

saint / ˈsānt   noun  
  1. a person who lives an exceptional and holy life, leading to their canonization in the Catholic Church
We should blush for shame to show so much resentment at what is done or said against us, knowing that so many injuries and affronts have been offered to our Redeemer and the saints. Teresa of Avila, 1515-1582  
  1. a virtuous person
All are not saints who go to church. Italian Proverb  
  1. a heavenly spirit
Remember that you will derive strength by reflecting that the saints yearn for you to join their ranks[…] Henry Suso, 1295-1366   verb  
  1. to canonize
I think there’s a mythology that if you want to change the world, you have to be sainted, like Mother Teresa[…] Jody Williams, 1950-