we might consider that saints are God's holy people, not those who are invested with "St." before their name on the basis of dubious claims of miracles. Graham Kings makes a very good point at the start of an excellent reflection on John Henry Newman,
"If Thomas Aquinas was granted sainthood on account of his writings, why could not this method have been followed with Cardinal Newman? It seems to me that it would have been much more dignified than trying to dredge up a miracle or two. It is the writings which are miraculous in depth, wisdom and literary sparkle, even if some are mercurial and misguided."
Indeed, why not? If someone is worthy of being St. Someone then it is on the grounds of their extraordinary contribution to the saints on earth as one of the saints. Newman has as good a case as anyone on account of his writings, example (in some eyes), and, perhaps most of all, his theological influence (e.g. said to be writ large over Vatican 2).
Anyway do not worry about my thoughts, Graham Kings' thoughts are worth a read, right to the very end when he comes to an unexpected conclusion!