Did you know that Halloween is a Catholic holiday? Many of Halloween’s traditions actually come from the Catholic Church!
In this episode, the guys explain the Catholic meaning of the word ‘Halloween’, how Catholic piety led to the trick-or-treating tradition, why Halloween falls on Oct. 31, how a tale about tricking the devil led to pumpkin carving, how medieval processions led to Halloween costumes, and the medieval recipe that became the first Halloween candy.
Listen to this week’s episode below:
Did any of this Halloween history surprise you?
[See also: 5 Amazingly Catholic Ways to Celebrate Halloween]