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Happy All Saints Day!

Happy All Saints Day! This is a beautiful day to start new! It is Sunday. It is the first of the month. It is the first day of standard time. It is All Saints Day! I was baptized, confirmed, attended Sunday School and Youth Group, and was married in All Saints Church, so today has special meaning for me! The celebration of All Saints Day began in the fourth century. Believers gathered at the graves of Christians who had been martyred for their faith, to honour and reflect on their sacrifice. The word saint comes from the Greek verb hagiazo [aJgiavzw], meaning to set apart, sanctify, or make holy. [1] In the Old Testament, this concept applies to God and those who serve Him, extended in the