Day of the Dead: A Conversation About Souls
Two rich traditions converge on this day in November: All Saints Day and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Both celebrate and honor ancestors in distinct ways. Join us for breakfast and lively discussion about how Dia de los Muertos can help break open new understandings for Christian life and practice and stimulate thinking about life beyond death.
Date: November 1, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, McCord Community Center,
Cost: $12 (breakfast included)
- Co-founder and executive director of Mexic-Arte Museum Silvia Orozco, sharing about altars and the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos
- United Methodist pastor Yolanda Correa, discussing Día de Todos los Santos
- Poet and writer Rosa María De Llano, teaching how to write poems for the dead