Saturday, November 1 – All Saints Day in the Western Christian tradition honours all those saints, known and unknown, whose virtuous and holy lives merited sharing in divine happiness.
Sunday, November 2 — All Souls’ Day is a time in the Christian tradition for prayers of remembrance and intercession for the dead. A suggested reading is Matthew 11: 25-30.
Monday, November 3 — Martin de Porres (1579 -1639) of Lima, Peru is remembered for his tireless work on behalf of the poor.
Thursday, November 6 — International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict reminds us of the United Nation’s Millennium Declaration emphasizing the necessity of working to protect our common environment.