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All Saints' Day

Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Sunday School

The Feast of All Saints, or "All Saints' Day," is one of the seven Principal Feasts of the Episcopal Church, which take precedence over all other observances.  All Saints is unique, in that it may be celebrated both on its proper feast day, November 1st, and on the Sunday following


Feast of All Saints

Today's 1st lesson is from the Revelation to St. John.  It contains an image of the uncountable multitude from all nations, tribes, peoples, and languages surrounding the throne of Heaven and the Lamb.

The Epistle is from the 1st Epistle of John giving the encouragement of the love of God.

The Gospel recites the Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount, as recounted by Matthew.

Readings for All Saints' Day, Year A:
Revelation 7:9-17
Psalm 34:1-10, 22
1 John 3:1-3
Matthew 5:1-12

Earlier Event: November 1
Evening Prayer I
Later Event: November 8
Evening Prayer I