The following are pictures of some of the "Saints" that attended the 2010 All Saints Day Service on Nov. 7,2010 at St. John's. Episcopal Saint's Day or Commemoration in [brackets]:
1. Johann Sebastian Bach
2. Frederick Douglass
3. Sarah Josepha Hale
4. Joan of Arc
5. Thurgood Marshall
6. Dr. William Mayo
7. Dr. Karl Menninger
8. Francis Perkins
9. St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
10. St. Louis
11. Harriet Beecher Stowe
12. More Saints at Breakfast
1. Johann Sebastian Bach - composer, organist, violinist and widely regarded as the greatest composer of music for Christian worship. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [July 28] or Wikipedia.
2. Frederick Douglass - ex-slave who was abolitionist, woman's suffragist, orator, author, editor, statesman and reformer before and after the Civil War. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [Feb. 20] or Wikipedia.
3. Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - American writer and editor who wrote "Mary Had a Little Lamb" and campaigned tirelessly for an official Thanksgiving Day in the United States and for the completion of the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown, Mass. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [April 30] or Wikipedia.
4. Joan of Arc or Maid of Orleans - Visionary, leader of French troops to several victories, and ultimately tried on sorcery and heresy charges and burned at the stake. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [May 30] or Wikipedia.
5. Thurgood Marshall - was the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Before becoming a judge, he was a lawyer who was best remembered for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education. He was nominated to the court by President Lyndon Johnson in 1967. For more info click-on Wikipedia.
6. Dr. William Worrall Mayo - was an English born medical doctor and chemist, best known for establishing the private medical practice that later evolved into the famouis Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. His sons, William James Mayo and Charles Horace Mayo, joined the private practice in Rochester in the 1880s. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [March 6] or Wikipedia.
7. Dr. Karl Augustus Menninger - was an American psychiatrist and a member of the famous Menninger family of psychiatrists who founded the Menninger Foundation and the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [March 6] or Wikipedia.
8. Francis Perkins - was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945 and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter FDR, she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. During her term as Secretary of Labor, she was largely responsible for the U.S. adoption of social security, unemployment insurance, federal laws regulating child labor, and adoption of the federal minimum wage. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [May 13] or Wikipedia.
9. St. John the Apostle and Evangelist - was one of the twelve apostles of Our Lord. Together with his brother James and with Simon Peter, he formed a kind of inner circle of Three among the Twelve. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [Dec. 27] or Wikipedia.
10. St. Louis IX King of France - Louis was born in 1214 and became King of France when twelve years old. His mother, Blan che of Castile, was regent during his minority, and an influence while she lived. Louis worked for the political unification of France. He largely eliminated the feuding and wars among French nobles and vassals that had ravaged France before his time. He reformed the system of taxation. He reformed the courts, so that every man in France, regardless of his station, had a far better chance of receiving justice than had previously been the case. He promoted the writing down of the law and made major strides toward eliminating trial by combat in favor of trial by jury. The French traders who founded St. Louis, Missouri named it after Louis IX. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [Aug. 25] or Wikipedia.
11. Harriet Beecher Stowe - was an American abolitionist and author. Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) depicted life for African-Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom and made the political issues of the 1850s regarding slavery tangible to millions, energizing anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. For more info click-on Episcopal Saint [July 1] or Wikipedia.
12. More Saints at Breakfast - "Saints" and others enjoying a pleasant breakfast after All Saints Service.