Tag Archives: Halloween

ASK FATHER: Why do traditional Catholic “white wash” Halloween?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: It surprises me how popular it’s becoming among traditional Catholics to “white wash” Halloween. It’s certainly not traditional! The 3 days of this time have always represented a trilogy –Hell, Heaven, and Purgatory. A time to reflect on the … Read More

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All Hallows Eve: Doing it right!

A few years back a reader sent: Given that Halloween is a contraction of All Hallows Eve, and given that “hallows” are “saints”, and given that All Hallows Eve means, therefore, the Eve of the Feast of All Saints, it … Read More

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Getting All Hallows Eve right!

A reader sent:

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QUAERITUR: Can we go through a “haunted house”?

From a reader: Is it okay for a believing Catholic to go through a “Haunted House” during Halloween time? Hmmm… I guess so. I am not sure why someone would want to do that, but, okay. I suppose it would … Read More

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POLL: Halloween costumes in church next Sunday at Mass

DO YOU HAVE A BLOG?  Please link!  Let’s get a strong participation in this poll and discussion. A priest reader sent a suggestion for a WDTPRS POLL. Next Sunday coincides with the Eve of All Hallows.  A “hallow” is an … Read More

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