Remembrance Project Days 7-10: Round-Up

Friends, I needed to take a several-days-long break from my technology, apologies for the break in the project. Instead of trying to catch up and just piling on a bunch of stress where my mini-break just got rid of it, I’m going to give you a Round Up of some interesting Remembrance-related articles that I’ve […]

Remembrance Project Day 4: All Souls

Today marks the last day of the triduum of Allhallowtide. All Souls to the RC kids, and Dias de los Muertos to many others. The Day of the Dead celebrations include visits to the cemetery and altars at home to honour ancestors and absent friends. In some communities, there are celebrations in the local graveyard […]

Remembrance Project Day 3: All Saints’ Day

All Saints is one of my favourite days of the year. The day we celebrate saints known and unknown. Sometimes, it’s easy to recognize saints – y’all have heard me talk about Anthony (Patron of lost things), Raphael the Archangel (patron of the medical professions), St. Michael the Archangel (Patron of Soldiers, the Military, and […]

Remembrance Project Day 2: Allhallowtide

Hallowe’en is the start of my favourite three days of the year: the triduum of Allhallowtide – All Hallow’s Eve (Halloween), All Saints, and All Souls feast days. Before the sugar-fuelled shenanigans of Halloween, there was Samhain. Samhain’s origins are with the Celts, marking their new year, and a time when he boundary between the […]