Thursday, November 01, 2007

All Saints Eve...

Being the Irish family that we are, each year on the night after Halloween, we celebrate All Saints Eve. We light a candle for each person in our family who has passed on and we think about them and tell some of their stories. This year there is a new candle. We miss you Grandma Fran.

11 comments:

Heather said...

A beautiful tradition, but I am so sorry you have to light that newest candle. Always a pleasure to stop by and see what you are up to! You have made my October with all the Halloween musings - thank you!

Heather

Isabella's Mommy & Daddy said...

That is a Great tradition..
Sorry that you have to add a candle though...
My thoughts and prayers are with you..
Kim

Isabella's Mommy & Daddy said...

WOW... thanks for stopping by...And your braclet sounds amazing..
I will have to see if I can look it up...
If you find it let me know...
Hugs girly..
Kim

LaLa said...

Sorry you had to light that new candle but what a wonderful way to remember : ) Hugs friend...

Mark, Rebecca and Sophia said...

What a wonderful tradition.

Mr.Brian said...

I've never heard of that tradition before.Very neat thing to do.
I am sure you have wonderful memories of loved ones passed.Always cherish them.

kerri said...

I love family traditions, remembering and honouring them is beautiful.
Sorry a new candle was added this year.

Dolores and Shawn said...

What a great way to remember your loved ones.

LINDA said...

Being an Irish/German Roman Catholic, I am familiar with All Saints/All Souls Days but, always lit our candles at Church. I am truely sorry for your loss. When my Grandma F. passed on , I thought the world was ending and I still miss her so much...It is good to remember all the good things......

A Special Family said...

Another Irish family! I didn't know you were Irish! It's a great tradition, but I'm sorry to hear that you had to add an additional candle this year. I've been trying to catch up on the blog.
Thank you for all the kind comments and emails when I was sick Kim, it was so very nice of you and made me feel cared about.
I love the boy's Halloween costumes!

Somewhere In The Sun said...

That's a very beautiful tradition. I'm sorry you have a new candle this year.