When Is All Saints Day

When is it celebrated?

All Saints Day is celebrated on the 1st of November by the Western Christianity. In the Easter Christianity, it is celebrated on the first Sunday after the Pentecost. This is celebrated in the name of all the saints of Christianity both known and unknown.

What is its significance?

The day commemorates all those who have had the privilege of having a vision of Heaven. In Catholic countries this day is considered as national holiday. In the Roman Catholic countries it is also known as the Holy Day of Obligation. On this particular day you cannot avoid going to church and attending mass unless you have a very valid reason.

Christian Observances