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When Is All Souls Day 2012?

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Gravestones in Saint Mary and Saint James Cemetery in Rockford, Illinois. (Photo © Scott P. Richert)

Two gravestones in Saint Mary and Saint James Cemetery in Rockford, Illinois.

(Photo © Scott P. Richert) Richert gravestone, Saint Peter's Lutheran Church, Corydon, IN. (Photo © Scott P. Richert)

The gravestone of George and Grace Richert, Saint Peter's Lutheran Church graveyard, Corydon, Indiana.

(Photo © Scott P. Richert) Gravestone of Joseph Witkowski in Saint Mary and Saint James Cemetery in Rockford, Illinois.

The gravestone of Joseph Witkowski, a veteran of World War I, in Saint Mary and Saint James Cemetery in Rockford, Illinois.

(Photo © Scott P. Richert)

Question: When Is All Souls Day 2012?

All Souls Day is a solemn feast commemorating those who have died and are now in Purgatory. What is the date of All Souls Day 2012?

Answer: All Souls Day falls on Friday, November 2, 2012, the day after All Saints Day. All Souls Day should not be confused with Halloween, the eve or vigil of All Saints Day.

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