All Saints' Day


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  • noun

Synonyms for All Saints' Day

a Christian feast day honoring all the saints

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Early communion on Sunday was led by the Rev Di Ellerton who also led the all age family worship for All Saints' Day.
Like All Saints' Day, this commemoration is tied to the profession in the Apostles' Creed of the communion of saints, which former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams broadly interprets as the "sharing between holy people" or the "sharing of holy things.
By contrast, it is now All Saints' Day that gets the emphasis.
On November 1, All Saints' Day, it is a tradition for Roman Catholics in Poland to visit cemeteries.
It looks like our countrymen can still commemorate All Saints' Day because the weather has cleared a bit," Colonel Ernesto Torres, spokesman of the disaster agency, said in a radio interview.
This All Saints' Day offer a prayer thanks for the Mrs.
Thousands of people were attending All Saints' Day Masses inside Lisbon churches when they were killed by the earthquake, which flattened the city and caused church bells to ring as far away as Paris.
They called it All Saints' Day or All Hallows' Day.
Instead of trick-or-treating (or worse, bar-hopping) on Halloween, hundreds of the faithful gather with the Dominican religious for the Vigil of the Saints--celebrated on the eve of All Saints' Day.
MOST Saturdays are All Saints' Day for David Knowles but next month's FA Cup final will bring his team 150 miles closer to home.
This month kicked off -- as much as anything in November can be said to provide a "kick" -- with All Saints' Day.
Filipinos will mark All Saints' Day on November 1 and All Souls' Day on November 2.
The religious festival of All Saints' Day was celebrated in Ireland as much as in Britain and they used turnips, carved out with a piece of burning coal inside, as part of religious processions on All Hallows Eve, the eve of All Saints' Day.
Following the sermon on Genesis 22, mentioned earlier, other sermons on difficult texts deal with Psalm 149 for All Saints' Day, appealingly combining this text with the other texts for the day, pointing out that saints (all believers) have to win the battle over evil in themselves.
IN PRACTICE On the feast of All Saints' Day, we remember the holy men and women who have gone before us.