History of All Souls Day: Day of the Dead

All Souls Day

HISTORY OF ALL SOUL’S DAY: DAY OF THE DEAD November 2  is All Soul’s Day or Day of the Dead. As I mentioned previously in my article on the History of Halloween, Allhallowstide includes these three holidays: October 31: All Hallows’ Eve (Halloween) November 1: All Hallows’ Day (All Saints’ Day, Feast of All Hallows, Hallowmas) November…

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History of All Saints Day

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HISTORY OF ALL SAINTS DAY November 1 is All Saints’ Day, more commonly known as All Hallows’ Day. The night before is known as “All Hallows’ Eve,” or Halloween. This day is also known as the Feast of All Saints, the Feast of All Hallows, the Solemnity of all Saints, and in the strictly religious…

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