Thursday, October 12, 2006

Exploring Halloween, All Saints, and All Souls

Whether or not you celebrate Halloween, All Saints' Day and/or All Souls' Day (Day of the Dead), it's interesting to explore the origins of these holidays and makes for a great homeschool project. Here are some links to get you started:

Hstory Channel: Halloween

American Catholic: All Hallows Eve, All Saints, and All Souls

Belief Net: Halloween Not Pagan

Day of the Dead

Mexico Connect: Die de los Muertos

Wikipedia: All Saints' Day

Christianity Today: Halloween/All Saints

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