Sudbury Catholic District School Board
October 31, 2007

CEC Staff to Celebrate All Saints Day with Morning Prayer

The staff at the Catholic Education Centre celebrate All Saints Day with Morning Prayer. Together with students from Marymount Academy, Morning Prayer, following the Liturgy of the Hours, will be recited to honour all people who are not recognized officially in the Calendar of the Saints.

This ancient feast has it roots in the 4th century and it became a celebration for the universal Church in the 9th century. The day before, Oct. 31, the vigil of All Saints, All Hallows Eve, was a time of prayer and fasting in preparation for the major feast of All Saints.

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