Father Richard Hermes, S.J. joined Patrick for a conversation about developing friendship with the saints. Topics included: getting to know Fr. Hermes (2:53), what is sainthood? (6:06), what does veneration entail (10:02), why do we pray to the saints (14:41), caller: Padre Pio was close to me during cancer (20:04), caller: I love St. Anthony (24:33), the communion of saints (26:10), caller: is canonization dogmatic? (28:50), caller: I love St. Raphael the Archangel (30:45), developing a friendship with the saints (33:59), caller: my husband had a devotion to ST. Joseph (38:48), the role of relics (42:46), and saint resources (46:36).