It’s Spooky Out There! It’s Halloween…

Carved Pumpkins for Halloween

Photo taken by Andrea Lainé

Halloween is celebrated on the 31st October every year and is also known as ‘All Saints’ Eve’ or ‘All Hallows’ Eve’. It is a secular celebration but has roots in Christianity and Paganism. The name Halloween is shortened from All Hallows’ Eve as the 31st October is the eve of the old Christian feast day, All Saint’s Day. [Read more…]

Ghosts, Ghouls and Goblins! It’s Almost Halloween!

Halloween is celebrated on the 31st October every year and is also known as ‘All Saints’ Eve’ or ‘All Hallows’ Eve’. It is a secular celebration but has roots in Christianity and Paganism. The name Halloween is shortened from All Hallows’ Eve as the 31st October is the eve of the old Christian feast day, All Saint’s Day.

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