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Saints Reflection

By Rhonda Pigott Thorndale


I struggled with what to talk about today as we are halfway between All Saints Day and Remembrance Day… So, I went with All Saints.

All Saints Day, celebrated November 1st, is the feast of the known and unknown believers who have go on before us; the people who have made a positive difference in our life. All Saints has been celebrated for centuries. In the ancient Celtic calendar Hallowe’en ends the old year and All Saints begins the new. All Saints Day is a day on which we remember special people who cheer us on and encourage us to live faithfully.

Take a moment to remember those people who touched your life.

Saints are in the past and in the present. The more orthodox churches only recognize people who have passed on as saints, but many other traditions honour those people who are living and touch our liv