Tag: all souls day

Wednesday of Hope – Hope of All Hallows Eve

In our Christian tradition, the eve of a feast is the beginning of the celebration of that feast. Today is Halloween, or originally, All Hallows Eve – the evening before All Saints Day – October 31st.  On All Saints Day – November 1st– we… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Hope of All Hallows Eve”

All Souls Day

Every moment and every event of every [person’s] life on earth plants something in [the] soul. – Thomas Merton

All Souls Day – A Feast of Hope

I love the second reading for this wonderful feast from Romans 5:5-11: Sisters and brothers, Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. May our hope… Continue Reading “All Souls Day – A Feast of Hope”

All Souls Day

Is there not a beautiful thought connected with prayer for the dead? Were it not sad to feel that when our loved ones pass away, they are wholly separated from us? Through prayer we may still hold communion with them; by the spirit of… Continue Reading “All Souls Day”