I believe that the observance of All Souls Day is crucial.
As the end of another church year draws to a close, I remember that death and time separate me from both my beloved ancestors and the descendants I long to know.
“When you were a child, who taught you how to grieve?”
When suffering and grief inevitably find them, I want my children to be able to access the rituals of Allhallowtide
Today, All Souls Day, our family takes time give thanks for and share stories about family members and friends who have helped us along our Christian journey.
My uncle Angelo died a year ago on the Feast of All Saints. He was a young 70, and even though he had some health issues and accidents over the years, it was still very unexpected.
A very long time passed between the day we buried my father and the installation of a headstone on his grave, for a variety of […]