All Souls Day

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All′ Souls'′ Day`

a day of solemn prayer for all dead persons, usu. on Nov. 2.
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As the security implementation for the All Souls Day and All Saints Days ends, police are expected to focus on the Yuletide season to sustain what Albayalde said is a downtrend in the crime rate not only in Metro Manila but also in other parts of the country.
Transportation agencies are set for the expected influx of passengers and the heavy traffic volume that comes with this year's observance of 'Undas' (All Saints Day and All Souls Day).
2 in observance of All Souls Day. Competition resumes on Nov.
From the start, the Day of the Dead was a cross-cultural affair: The All Souls Day introduced by the Spanish merged with existing Aztec holidays celebrating fallen warriors.
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.
With All Souls Day around the corner - Sunday week, heathens - some would argue Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are on their way to Belfast a mite too early.
All Saints' Day and All Souls Day commemoration is as well as is a tradition inherited by Filipinos from their Spanish colonisers, but another significance is that it brings together families who, most of the time, have very little time to see and talk to one another because of their busy lifestyles.
All Bulgarian Orthodox Christians honor Saturday All Souls Day by performing and attending memorial services for the Faithful Departed.
ALL SOULS DAY 1734: American frontiersman Daniel Boone was born in Philadelphia.
All Souls Day (Roman Catholic and Anglican Church)/ Dia dos Fieis Defuntos (Brazil and Portugal)
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.

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