We will celebrate All Saints Day on Nov. 1, and All Souls Day on Nov. 2. I hope this column will help us observe those days with renewed hope and enthusiasm.
Our most important relationship is with God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and God grants us other relationships that make our lives happier and more meaningful. Jesus gives us his Mother Mary to be our Mother. He joins us more closely to family members, friends, Church, and world. He unites us to angels and saints in heaven, not just those officially canonized, but all who have died in the Lord, including relatives and friends. Read more