Is praying to saints necomancy?

I have been studying the Catholic Church with interest. One of my hurdles is praying to saints. I have just finished reading the Catechism of the Catholic Church, but feel I need further explanation. My question is as follows: What is the difference in a person praying to saints and people who try to “contact the dead,” etc.?


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]**The Intercession of the Saints (Fathers)**
]Praying to the Saints
]Saint Worship?
]Do Catholics Worship Statues?
]Immaculate Conception and Assumption
]**Mary: Ever Virgin (Fathers)

]**Mary: Full of Grace (Fathers)

]**Mary: Mother of God (Fathers)**

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