ALL SAINTS DAY

  FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Thursday November 1, 2018 Thirtieth Week of Ordinary Time ALL SAINTS DAY  WORD of the DAY   When he saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him.  He began to teach them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit,                                                                                    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.   (Mt 5: 1-3)  How shall I live this Word? Recently Pope Francis, in his apostolic exhortation Gaudete et exultate, addressed to us a message that is opportune to re-read and meditate on today, the feast of all the saints. “To be saints, it is not necessary to be bishops, priests, religious. Not at all. We are all called to be saints, living with love and offering each other our own testimony in the occupations of every day, where we are. Are you a consecrated person? Be a saint by living your gift with joy. Are you married?...