Saturday, October 13 — Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting in the Islamic world. Festivities traditionally continue for three days.
Sunday, October 14 – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. A suggested reading Luke 17:11-19.
Tuesday, October 16 is World Food Day. The 2007 theme, “The Right to Food,” means the right of every person to have regular access to sufficient, nutritionally adequate and culturally acceptable food for an active, healthy life.
Wednesday, October 17 — International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
The 2007 theme is “People Living in Poverty as Agents of Change.”