Thursday, October 31, 2013

How did Halloween Begin?

Halloween has gotten a bad rap in recent times.  It's been connected to devil worship, Satan, the occult.  In reality, the origins of this holiday are much tamer in nature!  This article by Father Augustine Thompson, O.P., presents a view of the history of what we now celebrate as Halloween that might be different that you expect!  Fr. Thompson is an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia. 

Read more here!