All Souls Day
From the treatise on Caring for the Dead, by St. Augustine the Bishop All such things as embalming the body, selecting a fitting place for burial, and bearing the corpse thereto with due dignity, are comfort for the living, rather than help for the dead. Nevertheless, it doth not follow that the bodies of the departed are to be despised, or treated as naught, and specially in the case of just men and faithful ; for the bodies of such men were used by their spirits in this life for godly…
Holy Daze: Samhain (October 31st, 2012) – Wiccan/Neopagan
For many, October 31st marks Halloween, a day for dressing up in scary (and not-so-scary) costumes and going door-to-door trick or treating. For others though,
he first of november .. the day of the dead .. This is the day that we remember the peope close to us that are dead, we go and put flowers on their graves, light candles .. The cemetery looks great this day/night .. because of all the light from the candles ..