Becoming a Saint

This section provides information on the process of beatification - when a miracle is attributed to a person who is on the path to sainthood.

Cardinal Newman was beatified and called ‘Blessed’. We look at Newman’s beatification cause and Deacon Jack Sullivan’s story – the man who’s healing happened after praying for the intercession of John Henry Newman.

British Saints

A small selection of saints from England, Scotland and Wales.

The Making of a Saint

The Making of a Saint is a multi-stage process requiring ongoing dialogue between the Bishops’ Conference of the country in which the possible saint lived and the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome.

What is a Saint?

Information about saints - what is a saint? How many are there? What qualities does a saint have? We also cover issues of idolatry and more.