Title: Remembering Our Loved Ones (All Saints’ Day the Filipino Way)
Artwork by: YMI X @amy_domingo
Description: As the saying goes, funerals are for the living, and so it is for All Saints’ Day. At least in the Philippines, this is what it means: the once-a-year, quintessential family reunion, to reconnect, and to remember our deceased loved ones—parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles—the people who made us family.
As we think fondly of them and honour them for the life they lived and the faith they’ve exemplified, let’s remember the long line of faith to which we belong. Hebrews 12:1-2 tells us that “we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses”, and because of this, we can “run with endurance the race set before us”.