Also known as

  • Latin: holy, saintly, saint


One who practises virtue above the ordinary, who is eminent for good deeds.

An attribute of God who is all holy.

Title of those who have been canonized.

A title of the faithful, used by Saint Paul (Colossians 1).

Part of the preface of the Mass, repeated three times, in reference to God.

MLA Citation

  • “sanctus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 December 2010. Web. 25 January 2020. <>