Sunday, Oct. 28, is the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B, Cycle II). Nov. 1 is All Saints’ Day, a holy day of obligation.
Halloween, Saints and Souls
The alluring aspects of Halloween can be creepy and consumerist — or they can be a call to faith. In Washington, the Dominican friars host a nighttime prayer service for young people. Here in Atchison, Kan., we are blessed to have an abbey with monks whose prayers we can join.
This is a great week to remind your children that our Church spans the whole history of Christianity. All Saints’ Day was the day they converted the pagan Pantheon to a Catholic church by installing the relics of the martyrs. All Souls’ Day is a day to...READ MORE