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Example Sentences for "saint"

My mother was a saint who raised five children alone without complaintMother Teresa was like a saint in her devotion to helping the poor in India.

My mother was a saint who raised five children alone without complaint.

She is a saintly woman who is always trying to help others.

A lot of people in Catholic countries are named after one of the many saints in the Christian faith.

Dom Helder Camara once said, When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.

Benito Mussolini once said that the history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.

She prayed to various saints for delivery from her suffering.

People thought he was a saint because of all the kind and generous things he did for the children of the village.

There is a Spanish proverb which states that when the father is a saint, the son is a sinner.

Queen Elizabeth II has a silver hood ornament of St. George (the patron saint of England) slaying the dragon placed on any car in which she is travelling.

St. Genevieve is the patron saint of Paris because she saved the city from an attack by Attila the Hun.

Sava, the brother of the first king of Serbia, devoted his life to God, and eventually achieved sainthood.

Author Kurt Vonnegut once said that what made being alive almost worthwhile for him was the saints he met in all walks of life.

Discussion question: Do you believe that there really existed saints who were able to perform miracles?

Find someone who believes in saints.


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