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2 November, 2015 - All Souls procession

   

   
 

   

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November 1st marks All Saints Day, when we celebrate all those, recognized and unrecognized, who now dwell with God.

For those who have died but not attained that blessed state yet, we celebrate All Souls on November 2nd. We process through our cemetery, blessing the graves of all the brothers in both categories.

         
 

It is also an opportunity for us to remember in a special way all those monks who built and sustained the Abbey of Gethsemani before us.

We also remember that our final resting place lies beside them and that future generations will make this same procession over us, God willing.

 

 

   

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