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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Franciscan All Saints Day - November 29

In addition to All Saints Day on November 1, the entire Franciscan Order celebrates a Franciscan All Saints Day. All the saints and blessed, in fact, all the members of the three orders of St. Francis who have attained their goal in heaven, whether known or unknown, are honored in a special manner on this day.

November 29 was selected for this feast day because on that day in 1223 Pope Honorius III gave his approval to the final rule which St. Francis gave to the Friars Minor, a rule which pointed out a new way to sanctity. By observing it faithfully, many have become saints; and by celebrating the feast of all Franciscan saints, we are inspired and encouraged to follow in their footsteps.

Source:  THE FRANCISCAN BOOK OF SAINTS, edited by Marion Habig, OFM, Copyright 1959,  Franciscan Herald Press

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