I was watching a program yesterday that tried to make sense of our halloween mania. It has indeed become big business, with candy and costumes and decorations and parties. But I enjoy seeing the younsters, and sharing their excitement at the treats that they receive.
But as we know, this eve of All Hallows, is the eve of our celebration of all the saints and anticipates our remembrance of the dead on All Souls day. Both days are important and deserving of our celebration - November 1 & 2 - as is this day of fun called Halloween.