The Day of Saints and Souls


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The Day of the Dead is a festive day in the country

Family gathering anywhere like a Sunday

Getting together mostly at the park or cemetery

Starting from dusk til dawn halloween party.

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All Saints’ Day is a day of obligation

It is so-called the Feast of All Saints in our nation

To attend mass as part of the tradition

To pray for all of them as our day’s mission.

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All Souls’ Day is also a big celebration

Cleaned tomb ready for the occasion

Others are home to where they belong

Spend time with families and get along.

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Praying for the poor souls in purgatory

And all forgotten souls who are lonely

That they may all rest in peace

In God’s loving mercy.

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Visiting the grave of our departed ones

Making their spirit happy to see everyone

Offering food and lighting candles must be done

Remembering…

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