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By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

A day of feasts, not just for saints


Feb. 20 is denoted as the Day of Feasts in some Christian communities. Many years ago, there were so few saints named, they each had their own day. No problem and it kept it honorable and special to recognize those angels once among us.

However, as time went on, more angels on earth changed into saints, more than 365, and, well, you do the math. Almost every day was a day of feasts for a saint.

The earliest feast days of saints were those of martyrs, venerated as having shown for Christ the greatest form of love, in accordance with the teaching: "Greater love has no one than this that some...

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