Halloween is All Hallows Eve—the evening we begin to celebrate the saints. But the customs and traditions it holds seem far removed from the glorious saints. Or are they? Can we still find Catholic elements in our modern day festivities no matter how macabre? What about ancient pagan feasts—do they have a valid link to Halloween? Find out in this episode with Richaél Lucero.
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-Hebrews 9?27-28 “Just as it is appointed that human beings die once, and after this the judgment, …”
-Acts 17:23-24 “For as I walked around looking carefully at your shrines, I even discovered an altar inscribed, ‘To an Unknown God.’[g] What therefore you unknowingly worship, I proclaim to you. The God who made the world and all that is in it, the Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in sanctuaries made by human hands, …”