Sunday 08th, April 2018 04:11:22: AM. Halloween.. Jacob Willis.
By the 11th century, this had been adapted by the Church into a tradition called souling, which is seen as being the origin of trick-or-treating. Children go door-to-door, asking for soul cakes in exchange for praying for the souls of friends and relatives.
Saturday 07th, April 2018 18:22:22: PM. Halloween.. Barbara Schmidt.
For this trick-or-treat celebration, these 57 DIY couples costumes are not only effortless to make but also up your outfit creativity level.
Saturday 07th, April 2018 08:28:22: AM. Halloween.. Betty Aguilar.
The city of Kawasaki in Japan holds an annual Halloween costume parade. More than 100,000 watch it and 2,500 people take part.
Friday 06th, April 2018 22:42:22: PM. Halloween.. Helen Hamilton.
Last year, Momo successfully defended Magic Cat Academy from the clutches of a mischievous ghost invasion," Google said. "This year, Jinx desperately wants to join Momo and the other trick-or-treaters outside. Not wanting to scare anyone, the lonely ghost agonizes over a costume to blend in with the trick-or-treaters, wreaking havoc in the process. In the end, Jinx finds wearing a disguise is no match for being yourself.
Friday 06th, April 2018 13:12:22: PM. Halloween.. Bobby Herrera.
Celts dressed up in white with blackened faces during the festival of Samhain to trick the evil spirits that they believed would be roaming the earth before All Saints Day on November 1st.
Friday 06th, April 2018 03:14:22: AM. Halloween.. Betty Aguilar.
Gaels believed that it was a time when the walls between our world and the next became thin and porous, allowing spirits to pass through, come back to life on the day and damage their crops. Places were set at the dinner table to appease and welcome the spirits.
Thursday 05th, April 2018 17:15:22: PM. Halloween.. Helen Hamilton.
Many of us have fallen victim to a scary Halloween prank, or even played the nasty trickster ourselves. From jumping out of bushes dressed as zombies or spooking people in their sleep as ghosts - the terrifying list of possibilities is endless.
Thursday 05th, April 2018 07:37:22: AM. Halloween.. Lisa Knight.
The Christian origin of the holiday is that it falls on the days before the feast of All Hallows, which was set in the eighth century to attempt to stamp out pagan celebrations. Christians would honour saints and pray for souls who have not yet reached heaven.
Wednesday 04th, April 2018 21:38:22: PM. Halloween.. Betty Aguilar.
Many dressed up as souls of the dead and were understood to be protecting themselves from the spirits by impersonating them. More about that below.
Wednesday 04th, April 2018 11:50:22: AM. Halloween.. Mary Carr.
In the 19th century, souling gave way to guising or mumming, when children would offer songs, poetry and jokes - instead of prayer - in exchange for fruit or money.