Today’s Holiday: Saints and Martyrs Day

Today’s Holiday:
Saints and Martyrs Day

Since the Reformation the Church of England has not added saints to its calendar. Although there have certainly been many candidates for sainthood over the past 450 years, and many martyrs who have given their lives as foreign missionaries, the Church of England has not canonized them, although a few are commemorated on special days. Instead, since 1928 it has set aside November 8, exactly one week after All Saints’ Day, to commemorate “the unnamed saints of the nation.” More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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