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Flower bouquets, wreaths and candles are being placed on gravesites at German cemeteries for the religious day “Allerheiligen,” All Saints Day, which is being observed Sunday.

Germans visit local cemeteries, light candles on All Saints Day

Story and photo by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Sunday, German Catholics observe a religious holiday, “Allerheiligen,” or All Saints Day. On this day Germans visit cemeteries to light candles and decorate the gravesites of deceased family members and friends with flowers or wreaths made of fir tree branches, pine cones and dried flowers.

October 29, 2015 ×

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Family members and friends place dried flower bouquets, candles and wreaths on gravesites at German cemeteries Saturday during All Saints Day.

Germans observe religious holidays in November

Story and photo by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On Saturday, many Germans will visit cemeteries to decorate the gravesites of deceased family members and friends with flowers or wreaths made of fir tree branches, pine cones and dried flowers, and to light candles. They do this because it is “Allerheiligen,” or All Saints Day, a religious holiday for Catholics.

October 30, 2014 ×

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Courtesy photoWreaths are placed on gravesites and candles are lit on All Saints Day to remember deceased family members and friends.

Germans observe All Saints Day

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

German Catholics observe the religious holiday “Allerheiligen,” or All Saints Day, today.

October 31, 2013 ×