Explore the Fascinating Ways Filipinos Choose to Honor the Dead

While Catholics all over the world observe the difference between All Souls’ and All Saints’ Day, Filipino Catholics celebrate Undas or Araw ng Mga Patay as one long festivity! It lasts from October 31 to November 3 with customs and traditions that date as far back as pre-colonial times.

 

Here are some commonly practiced Undas customs.

 

Also Read: All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day, & Halloween: What’s Their Difference?

 

 

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Text by Yen Cantiga. Photos from Pexels and Facebook.
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