Allhallowmas

World Book Encyclopedia (1959 Edition):

“In the A.D. 800’s the church established All Saints Day on November 1 so that the people could continue a festival they had celebrated before becoming Christians. The mass that was said on this day was called Allhallowmas. The evening before became known as All Hallow e’ven or Halloween…. It means hallowed or holy evening.”

Source and read arguments why Christians should not celebrate Halloween: http://www.letgodbetrue.com/bible/holidays/halloween.php

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