In the 11th century, Odilo, the bishop of Cluny, ordered the date for this Mass to be moved to November 2, the day after All Saints Day
, so that all in the communion of saints could be remembered during these days.
Born at San Sebastian, the son of Manuel de Oquendo (1577); entered the royal Spanish navy at the age of twelve, and served with bravery and distinction; promoted rapidly, he was made admiral and commander of the Spanish fleet operating against the Dutch at the expiration of the Twelve Years' Truce (August 1621); broke the Dutch blockade of Channel ports on All Saints Day
, 1631, and was afterward appointed to the War Council of King Philip IV; placed in command of a great expedition (sixty ships, carrying 9,000 soldiers) to destroy the Dutch navy, he was defeated by a Dutch fleet under Adm.
Somewhere along the way we seem to have lost sight of the fact that this weekend Christians will celebrate All Hallows Eve which falls on October 31 and precedes All Saints Day
on November 1, a day to honour all the saints, especially those without a festival day of their own.
IT was an All Saints day
on the beach when Melanie Blatt and sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton were reunited for a girls' holiday in Mauritius.
On All Saints Day
, Catholics honor and pray for the intercession of canonized saints and celebrate the communion of saints--all the baptized in heaven, purgatory, and on earth.
onwards "to provide government employees full opportunity to properly observe All Saints Day
In fact, the most important saints in the church have been associated with Vodou spirits, and many Catholic holidays, including All Saints Day
, Assumption, and Easter, coincide with Vodou festivities.
Roman Catholics mark the Solemnity of All Saints Day
today and a Church leader called on the faithful "to be living saints by performing random acts of kindness every day."
McDonald's showed some lovin' to the thousands of people who flocked to the cemeteries in the Metro during All Saints Day
It's the custom of my parish to display its extensive collection of relics in the sanctuary every All Saints Day
. Each reliquary is tenderly placed on its own Ionic plaster pillar, draped in gold lame, and labeled with a neat place card.
Manila Memorial Park security guard Amando Ombiang said it was like All Saints Day
at the cemetery last Sunday, with the numbers reaching roughly about 80,000 to 90,000.