Hip hip hooray - Nov.3 is National Sandwich Day! John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, is credited for "inventing” the sandwich back in 1762. Legend has it that because the Earl wanted to eat with one hand and gamble with the other hand, he instructed his servants to serve his meal between two slices of bread. The Earl of Sandwich was born on November 3rd, and folks have been enjoying sandwiches ever since. Whether you prefer more traditional sandwiches like peanut butte
A special event often celebrated by the Catholic Church is here and souls across the land, and beyond, are ready to celebrate. Today is All Souls’ Day, a special day of prayer for departed loved ones and friends. Observed one day after All Saints’ Day, the annual event is held on Nov. 2, unless the day falls on a Sunday. While All Saints’ Day is a Holy Day of Obligation that honors the faithful who are in Heaven, All Souls Day remembers the souls in purgatory who have not ye
After another successful Halloween holiday season has come and gone, it’s hard to believe, it’s time. Standard Time, that is! As the weather turns cooler and the days become shorter, another Daylight Saving Time (DST), sometimes referred to as Daylight Savings Time or Summer Time, is coming to an end. Each spring, we move the clocks forward an hour. But in the fall, we move the clocks back an hour. Confused? If it’s 8:00 p.m., you’ll move the clock back one hour to 7:00 p.m.
All Saints' Day is an annual event often celebrated by the Catholic Church. For those in the Western Church, the event is celebrated on November 1st. Also called Feast of All Saints or All Saints, the religious day honors and commemorates both known and unknown saints. Christians have been honoring saints for hundreds of years. After all, many believe God’s saints intercede on our behalf. There are numerous traditions affiliated with the special event. Some people offer off
Nov. 1 is World Vegan Day (WVD), an annual occasion that not only celebrates and promotes the vegan lifestyle, but commemorates the founding of the world’s very first Vegan Society. The first Vegan Day was observed on Nov. 1, 1994. Vegan Society Founder, Donald Watson, coined the term “vegan” by taking the first and last letters of the word “vegetarian.” What is the difference between a vegan and vegetarian? While both are non-meat eaters, a vegan diet consists of only plant