Halloween

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Synonyms for Halloween

the evening before All Saints' Day

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The March of Saints is a 'Christ-centered alternative to the secular, even pagan, celebration of All Hallows Eve.
In the UK in the 16th century, during the Reformation, some Protestants said that honouring the dead during All Hallows Eve was wrong and that souls could not journey from purgatory to heaven, therefore any ghosts must be evil and threatening.
Given the dates of this event coincide with " All Hallows Eve", host STARTeurope decided the festivities should climax with a Halloween closing party complete with DJs, extreme sports sessions, vendor booths and the best new tech products, devices, gadgets and services from around the globe.
The growth in flower cargo is mainly attributed to the celebration of All Saints Day, the day after All Hallows Eve, when Roman Catholics traditionally visit the graves of loved ones, which this year falls on 1 November 2010.
Just in case, however, I will be staying in this All Hallows Eve, dousing myself in Holy Water and chewing on a bulb of garlic.
In the meantime, Halewyn, a jongleur who is not altogether who he appears to be, arrives on the scene on All Hallows Eve and stirs up some trouble.
But there's also something immensely comforting about listening to him read, a sort of inherent trustworthiness in his presence that allows the listener to sink into his tales of Catholics and car thieves, of his daughter charming the hard-knock cases at AA meetings, and of a Latin teacher more frightening than anything lurking on All Hallows Eve. McCarthy performs for the Poets Asylum at 6 p.m.
31 (All Hallows Eve) through July 4 (Independence Day).
In an effort to assist you with these seasonal whims, we share spooktacular ideas for All Hallows Eve, and Party's "Easy Does It" will ensure you never look at a caramel apple the same way again.
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Around 1,100 years ago November 1 became All Hallows (Saints) Day and so October 31 became All Hallows Eve from which derives the word 'Hallowe'en'.
28, downtown Nashua will become the haunting backdrop for the fourth annual Great American Ghost Town, with area merchants and community leaders opening their doors to costumed children and their families, offering tricks, treats and activities in celebration of All Hallows Eve.
wearing the loose shift of your skin: all hallows eve