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Catholics and Halloween

Here are some resources to help you turn the festivities into a teachable moment.

Catholic Update: How Halloween Can Be Redeemed
by Page McKean Zyromski http://www.americancatholic.org/Newsletters/CU/ac1099.asp

Youth Update Witches, Ghosts and Magic What Catholics Believe by Page Zyromski http://www.americancatholic.org/Newsletters/YU/ay1001.asp

Word on Fire Blog: Culture: Halloween and Catholicism
http://www.wordonfire.org/WoF-Blog/WoF-Blog/October-2012/Culture–Time-for-Catholics-to-Embrace-Halloween.aspx

History of All Hallows’ Eve by Jennifer Gregory Millerhttp://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/overviews/months/10_2.cfm

All Hallow’s Eve by Mary Reed Newland http://www.catholiceducation.org/articles/civilization/cc0070.html

Can Catholics Celebrate Halloween? – Busted Halo’s take on Halloween featuring a video from Fr. James Martin http://bustedhalo.com/questionbox/can-catholics-celebrate-halloween

Halloween and Its Christian Roots by Susan Hines-Briggerhttp://www.americancatholic.org/Messenger/Oct2001/Family.asp

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