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Día de los Muertos chapel honors loved ones

Students and faculty sing songs and share names of loved ones in honor of Día de los Muertos. The holiday is celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

October 29, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in the Chapel today to celebrate the Mexican holiday — Día de los Muertos —  and to honor dead family members and loved ones. “It is a rich tradition, not only in Mexico, but in the United States and Latin America,” theology teacher Bryan Lorentz said. “T...

POCSU hosts Dia de los Muertos chapel

Sophomore Malinali Cervantes leaves a photo of her deceased grandfather on the Dia de los Muertos altar in the chapel. Students and faculty were invited to place an item on the altar in remembrance of loved ones that have died.

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

October 30, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE To celebrate the Mexican holiday, People of Color Student Union, POCSU, a student-organized club, hosted a Dia de los Muertos-themed Chapel. “It’s important to always stay connected to the people that we love; be it those who are alive or those who are dead,” history teacher Mi...

Día de los Muertos chapel remembers, respects the dead

Senior Elisa Ternynck and juniors Caroline O’Connell and Olivia Sanchez-Corea write cards to deceased loved ones. In addition to the cards, all are welcome to write names or intentions in the Book of Remembrance throughout the month of November.

Giulia Oltranti and Natalia Varni

November 4, 2016

This morning’s chapel celebrated Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday honoring family members and close friends who have died.   With the actual holiday on Tuesday, and the chapel service today, the school week has been filled with Día de los Muertos festivities bringing awareness to the community. “W...

Spanish classes celebrate Day of the Dead

A Day of the Dead altar made by Convent Elementary students stands in the Main Hall commemorating those who have died. Others wrote down the names of those they would like to honor on a sticky note and placed it on the altar.

Laura Mogannam and Isis Boivin

November 2, 2016

Spanish classes learned about Mexican culture and Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, while others used the holiday as a time to pay tribute to friends and family who have died. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated to honor those who have died and is often celebrated with parades, pro...

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