Tag Archive: Halloween

Oct 30

WHAT’S UP WITH HALLOWEEN?

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Over 1200 years ago, the early Church set aside November 1 as a day to honor all holy people. That day is called “All Saints Day.” A saint is just a holy person—someone who loves God. Another word for “holy” is “hallowed.” We can remember that by the Lord’s prayer which tells us that “Hallowed …

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Oct 31

Holy Evening

We’re putting up a few decorations, stocking up on bags of sweet stuff and looking forward to meeting miniature super heroes and princesses at our door—because all of it reminds me of Jesus. Halloween began as a Christian holiday (holy day). Throughout the history of the early Church, various days of the year were set …

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Oct 30

HALLOWEEN EXPECTATIONS

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 When we moved here to Idaho, one of the things we looked forward to was Halloween. Back in California, the neighbor kids had all grown up. Very few princesses and ninja turtles knocked on our door anymore. But moving here, we noted that our neighborhood was filled to the brim with grade school age kids. …

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