When we hear the word “holy,” or we use it to describe someone else, we often think of the person who’s always in church, saying their prayers and attending to all of the rituals and obligations of the faith. And then we look at ourselves, and we have that image of holiness, that image of perfect piety in our minds, we tend to part ways with the journey of holiness, keeping it at a distance, fearing we can never be good enough to truly be called “holy.”
While prayer, practice, and sacrifice all serve to bring us closer to the goal of holiness, they are not the end of holiness. As we approach Lent, Father Mark talks about what it takes to be completely and wholly holy in his latest podcast. Listen now!