We are, largely,who we are because of the friendships we have and cultivate. The saints, by and large, were blessed with saintly relatives, friends and companions. Sharing a common vision, a common way of life, a mutual bond of affection for one another and for God, and a common desire to make the lord known, love and served as characteristic of the saints in each of the ten categories of relationships set forth in this volume om saintly companions.