All Saints Day


October 25, 2017

The placement of multicolored decor, photos, mementos and skulls on the altar at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California, is part of the congregation’s Nov. 2 event to honor loved ones who’ve passed away. It’s one aspect of the All Saints and Faithful Departed holiday rooted in...

October 31, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Bulletin inserts for Nov. 6, the twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost, focus on All Saints’ Day, celebrated Nov. 1 or the nearest Sunday afterward.

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October 28, 2011

"Trunks or treats," ghoulishly gripping music, eek-o friendly organic pumpkin giveaways, and commemorative ancestor altars — both real and virtual — are just some of the ways Episcopal churches are planning to observe the tricky triduum of Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls Day.


November 2, 2008

Today is All Saints Sunday and United Thank Offering Sunday. As I read the scripture, I struggled to pull a sermon together. I got my words down on paper and still I felt-the scripture was not speaking to me, I didn’t understand what it was saying. So I let the sermon simmer like a pot of soup...

October 27, 2008

In her message to the Episcopal Church marking All Saints' Day, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori suggests that Episcopalians look for the saints who minister all around them every day.


"In your neighborhood, who is the saint who picks up trash?" she asks. "Who looks...

November 1, 2000

November 1st, 2000

Dear friends in Christ:

I write with a heavy heart, knowing that people on all sides of the difficult questions in the Middle East are grieving as the violence continues. I have remained in regular communication over these last weeks with our bishop in the...