Social media content ideas for November feast days, observances and holidays

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Social media content ideas for November feast days, observances and holidays

While the digital transition is accelerating within nonprofits and faith-based charities, social networks are still essential levers for reaching donors locally.

It’s good to remember, No content, no engagement; and no commitment, no visibility.

In hopes of reaching its donors, organizations are getting creative and surfing trends and generating interactions on their Facebook page and / or Instagram account.
It is in this context that we have decided to distribute our own editorial calendar applied to the your church in order to give you ideas to animate your social networks .
Here are the dates not to be missed in November.

Native American Heritage Month

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We proudly celebrate Native American Heritage Month which celebrates Native Americans’ rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and acknowledges the important contributions of Native people.

National Adoption Month

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November is National Adoption Month — a special time to celebrate families that have grown through adoption and raise awareness of the children in foster care waiting for their forever family. If you’ve adopted, please share a family photo with us!

Movember

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“Movember” is a month-long campaign to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health issues such as depression and suicide. Will join the movement by growing a mustache?

National Family Caregivers Month

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National Family Caregivers Month recognizes the dedication of family members who provide care to loved ones. During the month of November consider providing respite for someone who is a caregiver.

National Vocation Awareness Week, November 1-7

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National Vocations Awareness Week is November 1-7! We ask you to pray with us for all those discerning their vocations.

All Saints’ Day, November 1

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Today is the Solemnity of All Saints, a holy day of obligation. Please join us for mass at (insert mass times)

Day Light Saving Time, November 1

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Daylight Saving Time ends today. Get ready to “fall back” and turn back your clocks an hour tonight! Who is excited for an extra hour of sleep?

National Author’s Day, November 1

Additional parish option: create a graphic with the favorite author and book from key parish staffers to accompany the post.

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Today is National Author’s Day! Did you know that according to the Guinness Book of World Records, Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time? Her books have been translated into more than 44 languages, entertaining people around the globe! Who is your favorite author? Let us know below.

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Today is National Author’s Day! Did you know that according to the Guinness Book of World Records, Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time? Who is your favorite author?

All Souls’ Day, November 2

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Today is the Feast of All Souls, the commemoration of all the faithful departed. We pray for all the departed, with a special remembrance for those who have passed this year.

Election Day, November 3

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It’s Election Day! Make sure to vote. Today, especially, we are reminded of our call to promote civility, love our neighbors, and build community. #CivilizeIt

Take time to reflect on forming faithful consciences today: https://www.wearesaltandlight.org/application/files/9815/7187/7294/Conscience_Formation_Handout.pdf

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It’s Election Day! Make sure to vote. Today, especially, we are reminded of our call to promote civility, love our neighbors, and build community. #CivilizeIt

Saint Charles Borromeo, November 4

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Today is the fest day of St. Charles Borromeo who was the Bishop of Milan. Fun fact: his uncle was Pope Pius IV. St. Charles of Borromeo, Pray for Us.

National STEM Day, November 8

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It’s National STEM Day. Today we celebrate our STEM teachers. Thanks for all you do to advance the studies of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! (include photo of students and teachers engaging in STEM activities or your STEM lab, if applicable)

National Cappuccino Day, November 8

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Happy National Cappuccino Day! Did you know the word cappuccino takes its name from the Capuchin Friars? The color of the espresso mixed with frothed milk was similar in color to the Capuchin Friars robe.

Dedication of Lateran Basilica, November 9

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Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, the oldest and highest ranking of the four major basilicas in Rome. The Basilica of St. John Lateran, also known as “Mother and head of all Churches on Earth,” is the cathedral of the diocese of Rome, the official ecclesiastical seat of the Holy Father, the Bishop of Rome. The Basilica contains wood from the table used at the Last Supper and is one of only a few churches with its own official Feast Day. Click here to take a virtual tour of the beautiful Basilica.

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Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, the oldest and highest ranking of the four major basilicas in Rome. Click here to take a virtual tour of the beautiful Basilica.

Saint Leo the Great, November 10

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Leo I served as Pope from 400-461. He was the first Pope to be given the title “The Great.” St. Leo The Great, Pray for Us.

Veterans Day, Nov 11

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We salute and thank the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces. We are grateful for your commitment and sacrifice. Share the name of veterans below and we will pray for them.

Saint Josaphat, November 12

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As an abbot, bishop and archbishop in Eastern Europe, St. Josaphat constantly called for unity with Rome. St. Josaphat, Pray for Us.

Frances Xavier Cabrini,
November 13

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Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini is the first US citizen to become canonized. She came to America as a missionary and founded the Missionary of Sisters of the Sacred Heart to care for poor children in schools and hospitals. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Pray for Us.

World Kindness Day, November 13

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Today is World Kindness Day. Kindness matters and has the power to bridge divides. What can you do to spread kindness? #worldkindnessday #makekindnessthenorm

World Day of The Poor,
November 15

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Today is World Day of the Poor. This year’s theme is “Stretch forth your hand to the poor.” We especially pray for all those who have been impacted by the Coronavirus and encourage a spirit of fraternity amongst our community.

For ways to help our community, visit (insert your parish url for volunteer opportunities or include local foodbank information)

International Day for Tolerance, November 16

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Today is International Day for Tolerance. The United Nation’s started this day to help strengthen tolerance by fostering mutual understanding among culture and peoples. Today, we pray as a community for more tolerance, listening and understanding in our world.

Saints Margaret of Scotland and Gertrude, November 16

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St. Margaret of Scotland and St. Gertrude, Pray for Us.

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, November 17

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Elizabeth, who was declared a saint in 1235, is the patron of bakers, young brides, widows, those falsely accused, countesses and secular Franciscans. St. Elizabeth, Pray for Us.

Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul, November 18

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This feast celebrates the dedications of two of the four major basilicas of Rome. Saint Peter’s Basilica was constructed over the tomb of Peter the Apostle, the Church’s first Pope. Saint Paul’s Basilica, built over his grave, is located outside the original walls of Rome.

International Men’s Day,
November 19

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On International Men’s Day we celebrate the men in our lives and the contribution they make. Give a shout out to the men in your life by MEN-tioning them below!

Presentation of Mary, November 21

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Today the church commemorates the presentation of the Blessed Virgin as a child by her parents in the Temple in Jerusalem. Want to know more a out Mariology? Check out this glossary of Marian terms from the USCCB.

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