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Published: Saturday, 10/29/2011

All Souls Day schedule of Masses starts Wednesday


The Toledo Catholic Diocese plans to celebrate the Feast of All Souls Day with Masses at three cemeteries starting at noon Wednesday:

  • Calvary Cemetery, 2224 Dorr St., with Bishop Leonard Blair, celebrant.
  • Resurrection Cemetery, 5725 Hill Ave., with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer, celebrant.
  • Mount Carmel Cemetery, 15 East Manhattan Bvd., Toledo, with the Rev. Joseph Poggemeyer, celebrant.

All Souls Day is a solemn feast in the Roman Catholic Church to commemorate the faithfully departed. The feast day dates to 998 and was accepted in Rome in the 13th century. Traditionally, November is a month for Catholics to visit the graves of loved ones.

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