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Even the Saints Could be Difficult Children

Sanctity. For many of us, this is what we want above all for our children. We want them to grow up to be devout, holy Catholics filled with grace and virtue. 2,573 more words

Daily Saints in Malayalam - October 31 All Saints' Eve / Halloween

⚜️⚜️⚜️ October 31 ⚜️⚜️⚜️
സകല പുണ്യവാന്‍മാരുടെയും ജാഗരണ രാത്രി

ഇന്ന് നാം സകല പുണ്യവാന്‍മാരുടെയും ‘ഈവ്‌’ ആഘോഷിക്കുകയാണ്. 1484-ല്‍ നവംബര്‍ 1ന് സിക്സ്റ്റസ് നാലാമന്‍ മാര്‍പാപ്പ എല്ലാ പുണ്യവാന്മാരുടെയും തിരുനാളെന്ന നിലയില്‍ വിശുദ്ധ ദിനമായി സകല വണക്കത്തോടുകൂടി ജാഗരണ പ്രാര്‍ത്ഥനകളോടും കൂടെ ഈ തിരുനാള്‍ (“ആള്‍ ഹാല്ലോവ്സ്‌ ഈവ്‌” അല്ലെങ്കില്‍ “ഹാല്ലോവീന്‍” എന്നറിയപ്പെടുന്ന) ആഘോഷിക്കുവാന്‍ ആവശ്യപ്പെടുകയും ഒരു ഒഴിവു ദിവസമായി പ്രഖ്യാപിക്കുകയും ചെയ്തു. 200 more words


For the Saints of God...

A sermon for the Feast of All Saints, November 1, 2020
Trinity Episcopal Church of Morrisania, Bronx, New York

After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. 1,240 more words


All Saints' Day & All Souls' Day

*reposting this post from 2019, including this month’s Book of the Month

All Saints’ Day

With Halloween featuring prominently everywhere we look these days, we thought it would be important to educate our little ones on the meaning of All Hallow’s Eve, and remind them of its connection to 2 important Catholic Feasts: All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. 566 more words


Prídie Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

Prídie Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna . The Thirty-First Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Vigília ómnium Sanctórum.
The Vigil of All Saints.

St. Ampliatus (bottom centre), St. 403 more words


Haiku: 'Revelation'

Photo by Oleg Magni on Pexels.com

Where are all the saints?
Warlocks and witches abound
Secrets revealing

Copyright Francis Barker 2020


All Saints' Day

When I encountered a fuller church year in college, there were three new-to-me festivals that stood to me as accenting important theological themes with which I was previously unfamiliar: the Transfiguration, the Easter Vigil, and All Saints’. 171 more words