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Definition(s):

  • (n) a Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835

News

  1. Cosmic Relevance: Spooky tradition

    Today is Halloween, and it’s been one of my favorite holidays since I was a child. And even though I love it so much, I realized that I know almost nothing about its origins. So I investigated. Halloween was originally known as Hallowmas, or Saint’s mass — a three-day observance and feast to honor the deceased and pray for Christian souls. As early as the 13th century, all regions of Europe had ...
    on October 31, 2013     Source: The California Aggie

  2. Long Lost Hall tours will begin at 5 p.m

    All Hallows’ Eve is the day that initiates the triduum of Hallowmas, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs and all the faithful departed believers.
    on October 30, 2013     Source: The Western News

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