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Sunday, 1 November 2015

1st November - All Saints Day


All Saints Day, honouring saints, known and unknown. It's an old feast arising out of the Christian tradition of celebrating the martyrdom of saints on the anniversary of their martyrdom. When martyrdoms increased during the persecutions of the late Roman Empire, local dioceses instituted a common feast day in order to ensure that all martyrs, known and unknown, were properly honoured