All Souls' Day


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a day of supplication for all the souls in purgatory

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Bakit ba may All Souls' Day at All Saints' Day?' Duterte said during a conference.
Instead of being critical on the President's 'jest,' he said the people should 'give more weight' to his actions in commemorating All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day.
Catholics, why do they observe All Souls' Day and All Saints' Day?
Catholic countries especially recognize its importance as it coincides with All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Each country, however, often takes its own unique spin on the tradition. Like in Mexico, those who celebrate All Saints' Day in (https://www.citylifebarcelona.com/dia-de-todos-los-santos-a-very-spanish-halloween/) Spain visit the graves of their relatives and loved ones bearing gifts and create elaborate, private altars known as "ofrendas." Many Spaniards also attend a showing of JosAaAaAeA@ Zorrilla's play, Don Ju Tenorio, as an annual custom.
All Souls' Day is also known as the Feast of All Souls, Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed.
They light candles as they offer prayers for departed loved ones to mark All Souls' Day Nov.
Roman Catholic Christians observe 'All Souls' Day' to commemorate the faithful departed or baptized Christians.
Conservative commentators agreed with church sentiments on foreign Halloween celebrations in an online magazine, but they suggested a return to traditional Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations, which coincide with All Souls' Day, to "defend and preserve our culture." The church didn't endorse this practice.
The Christians kept the tradition alive by celebrating All Hallows' Day and All Souls' Day. This celebration was at the same time of year as the celebration for the sun god--the last day of October and the first day of November.
Janis Lull's essay on Buckingham's execution in Richard III addresses the fact that it occurs on All Souls' Day; she offers a number of convincing readings of this passage, centering on the cultural meanings of the holiday, but she is not really undertaking a "textual study." David Haley's argument about the "dram of eale" crux in Hamlet similarly provides an excellent close reading of the guiding metaphor of the passage as well as its intertextual relation to Nashe's Pierce Penilesse.
"The past has to `wear out' before we can go on." Between Daane and Elik the past never does, and in their lives All Souls' Day, the day the dead come back and dance, is day after day after day.
Today is All Souls' Day, the day we remember all the dead, known to us or unknown, but all known to the Everlasting Mercy of their Creator.
He made the remarks just hours after Malacanang issued his message for All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day, in which he encouraged Filipinos to 'emulate the saints.'
"The reporters covering the event and the audience (mostly if not all, were Catholics) before whom the utterances were made knew that the President was only making light of a serious situation briefing on the damage wrought by Typhoon Rosita, and the fact that they burst into laughter (as shown by the video clips of the TV news) showed that they were not offended by what the good Bishop and a few critics perceived to be an offensive religious statement against the celebration of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day," he said.
Leila De Lima lamented the continued rise of killings that worsens the scar of every Filipino family on All Souls' Day. In a message written in Filipino, De Lima, President Rodrigo Duterte's staunch critic, said that instead of seeing an end to the killings, the victims of extrajudicial killings arerising in number.
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