Zeal is a sense of enthusiasm, coupled with intense interest and passion for God and one’s faith. Zeal inspires us to put God and one’s faith above all else; to think big and to do big things in the name of Christ; to see a need and to do all that we can to fill that need for others. Sounds like a tall order doesn’t it? Well, what I describe could be applied as a characteristic trait of any given saint.
All of the saints possessed zeal in their earthly lifetime. Saint Paul was zealous about evangelizing the Good News and bringing souls to believe in Christ’s efficacious salvific action. Saint Francis of Assisi was zealous about rebuilding Christ’s Church Continue reading