The Roman Catholic religion has a long tradition of having many saints within it, and that tradition has even passed over into the secular world, and into other religions. Roman Catholic saints are actually people who were once on this Earth, although many of them have long ago passed. Since that time, they have been honored for many, many years in the church and throughout the world.
These individuals usually had a special interest or were particularly talented in one specific area, such as healing the sick or helping with matters of the heart. Roman Catholic saints are also considered to have the “ear of God” and praying to the saints, who can then pray to Jesus or God on behalf of the person, is thought in the Roman Catholic religion to be much more powerful than a mere human praying to God on their own.
Statues can be found of Roman Catholic saints all throughout the world and those who are practicing Catholics often celebrate feasts on the day of a certain saint. Each saint typically has a date on the calendar where they are to be celebrated and honored, and Roman Catholics often recognize and celebrate on these days.
Roman Catholic saints have become much more popular around the world, and not just in the Roman Catholic religion however. Many of the names of Roman Catholic saints are some of the most popular names that are chosen for baby names. There are also many different pieces of artwork, statues, and other monuments throughout the world that are all in dedication and remembrance of these saints. So it’s clear to see how influential these saints have been not just to one particular religion, but to the world as a whole!