All Saints Day

All Saints Day
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All Saints’ Day, aka. All Hallows’ Day, Hallowmas or the Feast of All Saints is a Christian festival celebrated in honor of all the saints, known and unknown.

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This is a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation, meaning all Catholics are required to attend Mass on that specific day, unless they have an excellent excuse.

When it’s All Saints Day

In Western Christianity, it is celebrated on November 01. On Eastern Christianity Churches, this holiday is celebrated on the first Friday after Easter.

YearWestern ChruchEastern Chruch
2018November 01April 13
2019November 01May 01
2020November 01April 24
2021November 01May 07

All Sains Day
All Saints Day was formally started by Pope Boniface IV on May 13 in 609 AD.

The modern holy day was established on November 01 by Pope Gregory III in the mid-eight century as a day dedicated to the saints and their relics.

Feast of the All Saints
In medieval England the festival was known as All Hallows, and its eve is still known as Halloween.

All Saints’ Customs in Europe

Bosnia Croatia CZ FI HU it li mk md pl ro sk si rs se In Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Sweden the tradition is to light candles and visit the graves of deceased relatives.

at de In Austria and Germany (Bavaria), tradition is for godfathers to give their godchildren “Allerheiligenstriezel” – a braided yeast pastry during the holiday.

es In Spain, el Dรญa de Todos los Santos is a national holiday. The play Don Juan Tenorio is traditionally performed during the All Saints.

pt In Portugal, Dia de Todos os Santos is a national holiday. Families remember their dead with religious observances and visits to the cemetery.

se pt In Sweden and some parts of Portugal, people also light candles in the graves.

fr In France, the day is known as La Toussaint. It is custom that flowers, or wreaths called “couronnes de toussaints” are placed at graves or tombs.

All Saints’ in European Languages

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท La Toussaint๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Allerheiligen๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Dรญa de Todos los Santos ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Tutti i Santi
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Allehelgensdag๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Den Vลกech svatรฝch๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Allehelgensdag๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Allerheiligen
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Pyhรคinpรคivรค๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Mindenszentek๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Dan vseh svetih๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Svi Sveti
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