Saints and All Hallows Eve James Martin, SJ October 26, 2012 Father James Martin, SJ, author of My Life with the Saints, talks about the connection between Halloween (October 31) and All Saints Day (November 1). Fr. Martin answers FAQs such as: How saints get made? What is a patron saint? Is praying to the saints considered idolatry? In addition he discusses the lives of three of his favorite saints, Francis of Assisi, Therese of Liseaux and Isaac Jogues.