All Saints Day

Halloween comes from “All Hallows Eve”.  Something which is hallowed his holy.  Therefore All Hallows means All Saints.

History/grammar lesson over.

We did have two little skellingtons ring our doorbell last night (their parents were lurking at the bottom of the driveway and they were sent on their way with a little chocolate).

Next year we might need to be a little more organised.

In the meantime, I’ve got this amazing hymn stuck in my head.

About faithhopechocolate

I am now a junior sister in a religious order. The aim of this blog is partly to explain what is involved in this, and to journal my experiences as I move from the secular world to the religious life.
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6 Responses to All Saints Day

  1. Twindaddy says:

    Well, hello, stranger.

  2. The hymn is lovely. Thank you for sharing.
    We had about 40 children by last night (and assorted parents.) All good fun.

  3. 1jaded1 says:

    Tomorrow is All Souls Day?

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