All Souls' Day

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a day of supplication for all the souls in purgatory

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Dia de los Muertos, or All Souls Day celebration (held November 2), is a vibrant faith-based Mexican tradition when the life of the deceased is honored and celebrated through songs, prayer and ofrendas(altars).
The day after All Souls Day, is the so-called Sunday of the Last Judgment or the second Sunday before Great Lent.
November 2 became All Souls Day to honour all the dead.
At the heart of All Souls Day is the intuition that history determines the present yet remains elusive and obscure.
On All Souls Day, early Christians would walk from village to village begging for 'soul cakes,' made out of square pieces of bread with currants.
All Souls Day is more than twice as long as any of Nooteboom's books, which are less novels than fables.
Without a zealous belief in the capacity of European history and book-learning to constitute a meaningful existence, All Souls Day does little to encourage such a notion.
Inaugural Concert - At 7PM this Sunday, November 2 the Cathedral will host a special All Souls Day concert program provided by the Oakland East Bay Symphony.
Manila: As Filipinos pay respects to their departed on All Saints Day and All Souls Day, a lawmaker lamented that the cost of dying in the Philippines is no different from keeping a person alive for most in the country.
Then along came Christianity to adapt the festival and change the names of the days to Halloween, the evening before All Hallows Day, which is better known as All Saints Day (November 1) and All Souls Day (November 2).
Today on All Souls Day his body has been found and while that does not tell us what happened at least now we will be able to give him a Christian burial.
The family of Peter Wilson, 21, was called away to the Co Antrim coast yesterday, minutes after finishing a silent All Souls Day prayer vigil with other grieving relatives in front of Parliament Buildings, Belfast.
All Souls Day remembers and prays for "all the faithful departed"; Dia de los Muertos welcomes the return of the departed for a yearly family visit.
Sounds like a riddle, but All Saints day happens to be on Monday and All Souls day is Tuesday.
How much healthier it would be if children were brought up to celebrate All Saint's Day on November 1st and All Souls Day on November.
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