Articles tagged with: Blessings of the Graves


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9 Sep 2011 Comments Off on THE POWER OF REMEMBERING

The need to remember, to commemorate, is integral to the human condition. We do it solemnly, on occasions such as the Blessings of the Graves ceremonies that have been taking place in recent weeks in the communities of our towns and villages in reverential recall of those dear to us who have passed away. And frequently we refer in celebration to the past, stirring our emotions with joyful recollections of happy events and remarkable achievements of personal, local or national significance. Why we choose to remember traumatic bygone ...