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All Souls' Day in Canada

All Souls’ Day is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead. The intent is for the living to assist those in purgatory. Many western churches annually observe All Souls’ Day on November 2 and many eastern churches celebrate it prior to Lent and the day before Pentecost.

Many people visit family graves on All Souls' Day.
Many people visit family graves on All Souls' Day.
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About All Souls' Day

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All Souls' Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
TueNov 22010All Souls' DayChristian 
WedNov 22011All Souls' DayChristian 
FriNov 22012All Souls' DayChristian 
SatNov 22013All Souls' DayChristian 
SunNov 22014All Souls' DayChristian 
MonNov 22015All Souls' DayChristian 
WedNov 22016All Souls' DayChristian 
ThuNov 22017All Souls' DayChristian 
FriNov 22018All Souls' DayChristian 
SatNov 22019All Souls' DayChristian 
MonNov 22020All Souls' DayChristian 

Quick Facts

All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.

All Souls' Day 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

All Souls' Day 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019

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List of dates for other years

Related holidays

Other holidays in November 2018 in Canada

United Nation Holiday on November 2, 2018

Fun Holiday on November 2, 2018

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