The Solemnity of All Saints’ Day on November 1, is a celebration of all Christian saints, known or unknown, canonized or beatified, but more particularly those who have no special feast days of their own. In many countries, including the Philippines, All Saints’ Day is not only for remembering the saints, but also for honoring and paying respects to departed relatives and friends, through prayers, floral and food offerings, vigil, and lighting of candles at gravesites. For Catholics, it is a holy day of obligation, as they go to Mass and participate in ceremonies for the dead.
On October 31, 2022, the SCJ Formation Community in Cagayan de Oro City held the culmination activities of the month of the Holy Rosary and the celebration of All Saints Day. Continue reading