Haunted house level 2. Food, Feasts, and Faith: It served the new church by giving an acceptable Christian basis to the custom of dressing up on Halloween.

Companion to the Calendar. It was invented in , in leafy Chertsey, Surrey, when perhaps 1, people took part. A Companion to the Lesser Feasts and Fasts.

From emphasizing dead souls both good and evil , to decorating skeletons, lighting candles for processions, building bonfires to ward off evil spirits, organizing community feasts, and even encouraging carnival practices like costumes, the medieval and early modern traditions of "Hallowtide" fit well with our modern holiday. Have fun! Retrieved 6 October