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All Saints' Day

Between Scary And Silly: A Pagan Spiritual Reflection On Halloween

Wes Isley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wes Isley

Halloween may be silly on the surface, but Samhain offers us the opportunity to face the deeper difficulties of life and death. When you've had your fill of candy corn and costumes, take a moment to step outside: A new year is beginning.

Day of the Dead 2010 Celebrations Kick Off Internationally (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For many Roman Catholics around the world, Halloween is officially old news, as many will partake in colorful celebrations today to mark another spook...

The Saints Were As Strange As You Are - And You Can Be As Holy As They Were

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

When you read the complete stories of the lives of these saints and shift your focus from the gruesome details of their martyrdoms and extreme ascetical practices, you might meet people who can teach you about being who you are.

On Halloween Sunday, Some Opt For All Saints' Parties

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service (RNS) While ghouls, witches and wizards run door-to-door for treats this Halloween, St. Michael, St. Patricia ...

Letter From Paris: Let the Saints Come Marching In

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Beth Arnold

We headed over to the beautiful cemetery to say hey to Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and others. If the 20th Arrondissement is good enough for them, then it certainly should work for us.

The History Of Halloween Plus 5 Things You Didn't Know About The Holiday!

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Americans love Halloween. We as a country spend over $5 billion a year celebrating it. But where did the holiday come from? And how did traditions lik...