Blog Posts - All Souls Day



“It is the Spirit who gives life”

What/who gives life? This is the question today. Jesus told us that “it is the Spirit who gives life.” (John 6:63) He is talking about the Holy Spirit. A Chinese woman had just jumped down from a high-rise building in  a busy prosperous modern c...

November 2 2015 to be declared a holiday?

Filipinos may have another three-day weekend a couple of weeks from now as the nation observes All Saints’ Day, locally referred to as “Undas” or “Todos Los Santos,” this November 1. The day, which this year falls on a...
by The Filipino Scribe on Oct 13, 2015

By the Time I Get to Phoenix

I remember when flying involved going to a travel agent, explaining where and when you wanted to go, and how much you could afford. The agent would contact airlines, get you your best price, and you left knowing that you’d … Continue reading...

All Souls Day

I visited my parents resting place the 2nd of November, thinking there could be less people going to the memorial park.At the entrance of the Memorial Park ...Some people opted to walk from the entrance to visit their departed loved ones.I chose to r...

Allhallowtide

Allhallowtide is a triduum. No, I’m not writing in tongues. Ecclesiastical language can often be foreign to the secular world, and the fact that it’s All Souls’ Day for some has me thinking about feasts that come in threes. I … Continue r...

Why is there a need to celebrate the Halloween?

I had a short stop over at SM City Cebu last Sunday after attending a gathering at Cross Pointe with the 3 Idiots. At first we were planning to watch a movie but instead we decided to buy some food for a friend – a form of gratitude. As we are on o...
by VJ Gonzales on Oct 31, 2014

Early Visit at our Angel's Resting Place

We woke up early today and went to Divine Shepherd Memorial to visit our angel’s grave. We purposely went there as early as 6:30AM this morning to avoid the crowd. Bringing with us are candle and the two sets of flowers that I personally arran...
by Deliciously Spicy Moments on Oct 31, 2013

NOVEMBER 2013 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

 NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE SACRED HEARTSCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES - NOVEMBER 2013Nov. 1 Fri  ALL SAINT'S DAY / FIRST FRIDAYNovena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus at all MassesNo Whole Day/Whole Night Vigil and Adoration of the Sacred HeartNo 12:00 AM...

Dia De Los Muertos

El Dia De Los Muertos or Day of The Dead is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated in Mexico and by the Hispanic community all over the world.  The holiday focuses on friends and family coming together sometimes in a cemetery to pray and remem...
by I'm A Silly Mami on Nov 2, 2012

Halloween: Where Did it All Begin?

When you’re taking your children trick-or-treating tonight, or when you begin celebrating Halloween with your friends, think about how and where this haunted holiday all started.  mapsales.com looks at the origins of the celebration we know as Hal...
by MapSalesDotCom on Oct 31, 2012

All Saints Day - Tutti i Santi Ognissanti

These dates are celebrated primarily by Catholics, but not just by Italians. November 1st is a public holiday in Italy for All Saints Day where it is known as Tutti i Santi Ognissnati.  All Saints Day is the Catholic holiday, comm...
by News From Italy on Oct 30, 2012

All Saints Day - Tutti i Santi Ognissnati

These dates are celebrated primarily by Catholics, but not just by Italians. November 1st is a public holiday in Italy for All Saints Day where it is known as Tutti i Santi Ognissnati.  All Saints Day is the Catholic holiday, comm...
by News From Italy on Oct 30, 2012

Qing Ming and Tomb Sweeping

  Traditionally the Qing Ming  falls on the first week of April and Chinese will go back to attend this Tomb Sweeping Day every year. The Chinese elderly parents will want the qing ming or  tomb sweeping Day to continue..to give an opportunity...
by Visuallens on Mar 28, 2009


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