All Saints Day

In New Orleans, All Saints’ Day is as important as any other holiday including 4th of July, Memorial Day and New Years. During this day, the cemeteries come to life with hundreds of bodies passing through each cemetery, especially the Catholic ones. The relatives of the deceased will bring flowers to decorate the graves as well as paint them and clean them. Some families will bring food and have lunch with their deceased loved ones.

~via nolacemetaries.com

I put together a few photos from my New Orleans Churches and Cemeteries album on Flickr in honor of All Saints Day.

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