A pirate, a vampire, and Cyclops from the X-Men. These are a few of my favorite costumes I wore as a kid on Halloween.
Halloween has experienced an increasingly virulent “love-hate” relationship among Catholics over the past decade or so, particularly since the advent of the Harry Potter phenomenon. Judging from the plethora of articles and blogs on the topic, Catholics seem to be divided into two camps. The first says, “Reject Halloween at all costs since it is the devil’s holiday and only serves the corrupt the hearts and minds of our children.” The second says, “Oh, come on! What’s the big deal? There’s nothing wrong with kids playing ‘make believe,’ having fun and getting candy. It’s not like they think Halloween is for real.”Read the full article and discuss it »