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All Souls Day Mass in a Catholic cemetery in Mobile Alabama.

The hallowed tradition of cemetery Masses

There are many different cultural traditions around Allhallowtide, but one of the most consistently honored is the practice of visiting... Read more

What to do about Halloween? Catholic moms – and an exorcist – weigh in

As some Catholics see darker elements of some Halloween celebrations, parents like Cunningham often face similar dilemmas – what to... Read more

Memento mori skull on a marble wall.

Memento mori - Why this religious sister wants you to think about your death

Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble, FSP, has had an interesting Twitter project for the last year and a half: she has... Read more

A ritual halloween witchcraft scene.

Number of Americans who say they are witches is on the rise

The number of Americans who claim to be witches has increased dramatically over the past 30 years.  Read more

A memento mori at the Teutonic Cemetery in the Vatican.

Spooky, scary, saintly? How Catholics can see Halloween at its best

Whether you dress up as a ghoul, a hero, or a saint, Halloween has a Christian origin that should inspire... Read more

Why your 'sexy nun' Halloween costume isn't funny

In 2015, the president of the University of Louisville issued an official apology, after a photo depicting him dressed in... Read more

A March of Saints at St. John the Evangelist parish in the Diocese of Malolos.

March of Saints aims to catechize Filipino children about heaven

Families in Manila are gearing up to march in a colorful Oct. 31 parade dressed as their favorite saints, to... Read more