Most of the faithful will live their call to holiness in the midst of family life.  It is therefore a great thing to have more canonized saints who were themselves married.

The parents of St Therese of Lisieux, Louis and Zelie Martin, were beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in 2008.

There is an article about Blessed Louis Martin in the current edition of Kairos Catholic Journal of the Archdiocese of Melbourne titled “Lessons in fatherhood from Blessed Louis Martin.”

Read it here and go to page 22.