11.1
The Feast of All Saints

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All Saints by John Nava

Halloween is a door to today’s feast, the Feast of All Saints. We learn this from its name: All Hallows Eve, or the vigil (the evening before) of the Feast of All Saints. TCC’s own Melissa Musick recommends having a dinner party to celebrate. (The art above is by John Nava.) Recipes and ideas for the day after the jump:

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11.1
The Feast of All Saints

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All Saints

Halloween is a door to today’s feast, the Feast of All Saints. We learn this from its name: All Hallows Eve, or the vigil (the evening before) of the Feast of All Saints. TCC’s own Melissa Musick recommends having a dinner party to celebrate. Recipes and ideas for the day after the jump:

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10.19
Children and Halloween

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trick-or-treating

For Catholics, Halloween is a door to All Souls Day, and November, the month of the dead. It is also an opportunity for children to call the shots. Our own Melissa Musick writes, “[On Halloween] we are encouraged to act as though what we say we believe is, indeed, true . . . we do not need to fear, not even in the darkest night.” Read the rest after the jump:

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