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In the USA Lutheran church this is known as “Christ the King” Sunday
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Laura is referring to “Totensonntag” (Sunday of the Dead), which is the last Sunday before the first Sunday of Advent, so roughly 5 weeks before Christmas (Weihnachten), which is a day to remember loved ones that have passed away.
Laura, does “this holiday” mean Christmas?
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Paul > During this holiday people in Germany remember and honour their ancestors.
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Deine letzte stunde hat geschlagen!
As I look at the whole list, these are hardly holiday words. At least not a holiday I’d like to celebrate. They’re apt for a funeral.
What the heck is Sunday of the Dead? Is that a German thing?