Posts Tagged ‘All Saints Day’

Throwback Thursday: The Universal Call to Holiness

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Yesterday, the Church celebrated All Saints Day, a solemnity for all the saints in heaven, known and unknown.  Today is All Souls Day, which the Church sets aside for us to remember and cherish those members of our spiritual family who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith.  In particular, we offer […] [Read more]

One Family in the Communion of Saints

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Halloween is traditionally a day in our country for children and others who are young at heart to dress up in costumes and have a bit of frivolous fun.  Of course, in the Church, the day points to something far greater: The origin of the word “Halloween” is from the old English “All Hallows Eve,” […] [Read more]

We Are All Called to Be Saints

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Happy Feast Day!  Today we celebrate the saints, those heroic women and men, virtuous and undaunted, who have gone before us, giving us an example of what it means to follow Christ, and we are reminded that they have achieved the goal to which we all are called.  Through perseverance, faith, love, and grace, they […] [Read more]

Our Newest Saints

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

The Solemnity of All Saints, or All Saints Day, is the day the Church has set aside to celebrate those, marked with the sign of faith, who have gone before us to heaven.  Our belief in the communion of saints, as expressed in the Creed, stems from the knowledge that our life together as a […] [Read more]