Saturday 2nd November was All Souls’ Day, with the main celebration being a mass for the dead, held on the esplanade of Malabo Cemetery, and visits to various tombs be family members. The mass was said by the Bishop of Malabo, Juan Nsue Edjang Maye, together with other clergymen, and also present was the Mayoress of Malabo and other members of the Government. During the celebration, Christians attended the mass with their respective wreaths and other gifts to offer to their loved ones followed the details of the service closely.
The Gospel readings in the homily by the Bishop reminded those present of the commemoration of All Soul’s Day and how we have to remember our deceased.
Furthermore, he said that all could be understood through faith, and the importance of knowing the true path, in the true search for God, and not taking the way of sin.
After hearing words from the Bishop of Malabo, the celebration continued with the Eucharist and ended with a final blessing.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea