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All Saints’ Day: Everything you need to Know about the Celebration, Churches, Countries that Partake in it


What to know about All Saints’ Day and countries that celebrate

Every gregorian year, on November 1, All Saints’ Day is observed. It is the day following Halloween.

When the All Saints’ Days celebration Started?

Although there is no known precise date for the festival’s inception, at first the day was observed on May 13 rather than November 1.

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There are several ways that people commemorate it all throughout the world. Some people put flowers, some people burn candles, and some people prepare feasts for the deceased.

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Christians celebrate All Saints’ Day on November 1st, the day following Halloween. They honour all those who the church has deemed saints on this day.

Countries and Churches that Observe All Saints’Day 

This day is observed in many nations, including Spain, Portugal, and , and is also known as All Hallows’ Day, the , and .

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Numerous offerings are made in many Roman Catholic, Anglican, as well as Protestant churches on this day.

A look back at the origins of All Saints’ Day

Although the day’s actual origin is unknown, All Saints’ Day was originally observed on May 13. On May 13, 609 AD, Pope Boniface IV dedicated the Pantheon temple as a church in honour of the Virgin Mary and all saints.

As a result, All Saints’ Day was born. Catholics are expected to attend Mass on this day.

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The holiday known as All Saints’ Day

People pay their respects to their loved ones’ graves by placing flowers on them on this day. People frequently place flowers on the graves of their loved ones in nations like Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Italy, and Mexico.

On the other side, individuals burned candles on the graves of their relatives in nations like Austria, Poland, and Romania.

Additionally, graves are maintained and renovated in the Philippines. In Latino cultures, funeral visits are accompanied by a feast that incorporates the deceased’s favourite dishes.

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Additionally, the day is celebrated as a holiday in a number of other nations, including Austria, Croatia, , Spain, and Belgium.

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    Comment: Nice and educating write up, really learnt a lot from this, I really love the way you write. Keep it up bro

    1. Oghenetejiri Gertrude says

      Thanks for coming

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