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.
The usual earlier name for this day in English was All Hallows Day or All Hallow Day, and the previous evening (October 31) was called All Hallows Eve or All Hallow Even.
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.
All Hallows Eve (13 Stories) by Vivian Vande Velde;
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'.
But for a growing number of Christians, All Hallows Eve and all that accompanies it--from the trick-or-treating to the scare crows and pumpkins--are being replaced with more graceful meditations for the day once marking the end of the ancient Celtic calendar.
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.
Today, casting the memory back to All Hallows Eve 2003, it seems more incredible than ever that the only players with serious popular appeal, Ken Clarke and Michael Portillo, were never given a run.
On All Hallows Eve 1903, Queen's Park met Celtic in the first football match at Hampden Park.
Ironweed (1983), the third novel in the series, is a haunting odyssey through the week - end of All Hallows Eve and All Saints Day in 1938 as seen through the eyes of Francis Phelan, a former baseball player now on skid row.
The Texas Renaissance Festival broke three weekend attendance records including All Hallows Eve, Barbarian Invasion and Highland Fling, as well as attendance records for the 8th Annual School Days, presented by the CW39.
HALLOWEEN, or All Hallows Eve, is just around the corner - and on October 31, there'll be apple bobbing, trick or treating, pumpkin carving and dressing up as ghosts and ghouls.
Scaring each other silly is a community effort at Naper Settlement, where this years All Hallows Eve Halloween celebration features a new pumpkin-carving contest.
So their memories haunt our land, as nights darken, taking us to All Hallows Eve and onto Remembrance Sunday.