|How To Make Someone a Saint!|
|You've probably never made
someone a saint before. Don't worry, not many people have. We've made the
process very easy. It takes a little more effort than buying a book on the
Internet because this is a very personalized gift.
You can either go directly to the order
form, or use the guide below. This guide will step you through the
ABC's of sainthood. As you'll see, we provide lots of help along the way.
If you want, you can print this page and use it as a guide as you go
If you would prefer to fill our an order form to fax or mail us, click here for an alternate order form.
Getting ready involves three simple steps:
Pick a person and occasion.
The person could be your husband, wife, friend, relative, co-worker or anybody you're close to. The occasion could be a birthday, holiday, special event like a wedding or graduation, or "just because".
Decide what you want to give them.
Basically there are two options: a Sainthood Certificate and a Cyber
Shrine. The certificate is a beautiful document that makes a wonderful
present. But if you don't need or want the document itself to give to your
saint, you can pick a Cyber Shrine. The best is to do both so your saint
can not only admire the certificate but can visit their own shrine on the
Internet and let others visit it whenever they want. View
the options and then return here by pressing the back button on your
Photo or not?
Having a photo of your saint with a halo makes the gift much more special and personal, but if you don't have a photo, we have a St. Cyber (a generic saint) we'll use instead. Learn about the photo options. If you decide to use a photo, round one up so you'll be ready to get it to us.
Once you've made your decisions, you're ready to start the saint-making process. To help with the personalization information, we've provided the form that follows. It's just like the Sainthood Nomination form you'll use to order. We've even put in someEasy Steps in green. These are suggestions you can follow in case you get stuck. But don't feel you're limited to the Easy Steps suggestions. Use your imagination and have fun with this!
Pick a Saint Name
This is usually something like "Saint Mildred of Canton". Using a "place" will distinguish one saint from another. The "place" can be a city, street or neighborhood - or a company or organization such as "Saint Carl of the Mounted Police".
Write the choice you've selected below:
Patron Saint Information:
Some saints are known as "patron saints" of some special area. So if your saint has a specialty or interest, you can acknowledge that by making them a patron saint of it. For example "Patron Saint of Barbie Doll Collectors". You can also have a general sub-heading like "World's Greatest Mom". Note that this extra line is optional.
Patron Saint of ______________________
Saints have Feast Days. This is usually their birthday. The saintís Feast Day is a special day when we celebrate the saint. Pick the day and month you would like to have as your saintís Feast Day:
Feast Month:___________ Feast Day:_____________
Write the citation
The citation is what will be printed on the certificate to explain why the person is deserving of sainthood. It should be less than 25 words. If you get a bad case of writer's block, we've provided some sample citations to help you get started. If you've written out your citation ahead of time it will make the order process easier.
Citation: (Complete the phrase "Your saint is..."
This is a gift from: ______________________
Now you're ready to order. You can either call us at our toll-free number and we'll walk you through the process, or fill out our on-line order form here. The steps are the same in either case. At any time you can go directly to the order form.
Give us the new Saint's information.
This is the same information that is on the form we have for printing.
We'll need the saint's name, what they are a patron saint of, a citation,
and some other information.
Preview the Saint's information.
Sometimes it helps to see what the citation and saint name will look like in the context of the wording and layout of the certificate. If you're doing on-line ordering, you'll get a chance to preview the information you entered. You can leave it as is or go back and make some changes till you get it just the way you want it.
Pick the product(s).
This is where you'll make a final decision as to whether you want a certificate, shrine or both. And also where you'll tell us whether you're using a photo or not.
Enter your Customer Information.
Review and confirm your order.
You'll be presented with a form that has all the information you entered on the order. You should review this to make sure everything is as you expected. Then press the button to complete the order.
Enjoy giving sainthood to your special person.
And let us know anything (good or bad) about the experience. We've
heard from lots of people who've said that this is a unique gift that they
will always remember.