Years ago when I was going to Cowansville High School we would get a free morning pass to attend All Saints Day services at our local churches. The reality of it all was a lot of us were tired from Halloween night and it was a good way to be “out of focus” for an hour or two. While the drone of the minister’s voice carried through Trinity Anglican Church, there were some fast asleep in the back seats.
ALL SAINTS’ DAY, observed by all Catholics and in recent years by many Protestants, honours all the unknown saints who by reason of their obscurity do not have days of their own in the Christian calendar. The day was established early In the seventh century by Pope Boniface IV. Originally it was set for May 1, but in 834 it was changed to Nov. 1.
This change in dates brings up…
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