𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏 is a celebration of the 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐒𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐬 for Roman Catholics and other Christians around the world, honoring saints who lived virtuous lives and made significant roles and sacrifices for others. In the observance of this holy day, we show respect for our diverse religious beliefs and traditions by giving time for Christians to worship and celebrate All Saints’ Day.
Today also marks the start of the National Children’s Month celebration in the Philippines, highlighting their healthcare and nutrition. Thus, 𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐧! 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐲 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐬, 𝐛𝐨𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐬.
For some trivia, 𝐒𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭 𝐏𝐞𝐝𝐫𝐨 𝐂𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐬𝐨𝐝, one of the Filipino saints, is a child from Cebu and was a sacristan, migrant, and missionary catechist. While focusing Calungsod’s life on doing missionary work, Calungsod suffered religious martyrdom in Guam in 1672.