All Souls' Day

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n All Souls' Day a day of supplication for all the souls in purgatory
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • All Souls' Day The second day of November; a feast day of the Roman Catholic church, on which supplications are made for the souls of the faithful dead.
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Usage

In literature:

It was the soul of all the madness of to-day.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
The next day was All Saints' or All Souls' Day, I forget which; and every shop was closed.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
I never saw a soul all day except the milkman, and I was really frantic by night.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
And deep, unto my soul, these words were spoke: 'Why stand ye idle all the day?
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, June 1844" by Various
All Souls' day at Edgbaston, 19.
"Cardinal Newman as a Musician" by Edward Bellasis
Some curious ceremonies are observed on All Souls' Day.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
How can my soul sufficiently magnify the Lord for all the help which he has been pleased to give since this day twelvemonth!
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
But the future days brought peace to the tormented soul of Hoder, the innocent cause of all their grief.
"Told by the Northmen:" by E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
When day by day I rise and see our numbers complete, and all in health, my soul is indeed made to feel what cannot the Lord do?
"Journal of a Residence at Bagdad" by Anthony Groves
She come to our house one day, and Elder Minkley, good old soul, come in just after she did for a all-day's visit, poor creeter!
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
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In poetry:

Blessed be Thou for all the joy
My soul has felt to-day!
Oh, let its memory stay with me,
And never pass away!
"In Memory Of A Happy Day In February" by Anne Bronte
To pagan Earth her gown of green,
Her elfin song to May–
With all my soul I must go on
Into the scarlet day.
"I Used To Wear A Gown Of Green" by Katherine Hale
O let Thy grace inspire
My soul with strength divine
My all my powers to Thee aspire,
And all my days be Thine.
"Grace, 'Tis a Charming Sound" by Augustus Montague Toplady
I seek latter days men
All I can see is frightened cats
Scared for their own souls, from
the sultanship of mice.
"I Am With Terrorism" by Nizar Qabbani
Yes, as my swift days near their goal,
'Tis all that I implore:
In life and death a chainless soul,
With courage to endure.
"The Old Stoic" by Emily Jane Bronte
Oh, vain the vow, and vain the strife!
How vain do all things seem!
My soul is in the past, and life
To-day is but a dream.
"The Knight of St. John" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Santa Maria Magdalena, 185 Knox Ave. Knoxville, will be celebrating All Saints and All Souls Days on November 1 and 2 with Holy Mass at 7 pm on both days.
The Valley's faith community is planning special events for All Saints Day and All Souls Day, holidays that remember loved ones who have passed away.
Snohomish church Mass marks All Souls Day.
The College of Saint Mary invites everyone to attend an All Souls Day Mass on campus.
All Souls' Day and Plato's philosophy.
All over Latin America, people marked all Saints Day yesterday and All Souls Day today by paying their respects to the dead.
All Saints Day, All Souls Day allows us to contemplate life and death.
Bill Morris, a staff writer for The Millions, is the author of the novels "Motor City" and "All Souls' Day.".
All Souls' Day honors loved ones who have died.
All Saints Day, All Souls Day allows us to contemplate life and death.
Tammany All Saints and All Souls days ceremonies.
Blessing of the Graves ceremonies are planned on both All Saints Day, Nov 1, and All Souls Day, Nov 2, at locations on the north shore.
The holiday honors the dead on Nov 1, coinciding with All Saints Day and All Souls' Day on Nov 2.
It now takes place on Nov 1 and Nov 2, coinciding with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day.
For those unfortunate souls stuck in cubicles all day long, trivial daily occurrences make or break the workday.
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