Aleteia logoAleteia logo
Aleteia
Saturday 27 February |
Saint of the Day: St. Gregory of Narek
home iconLifestyle
line break icon

10 Safe ways to celebrate Halloween this year

HALLOWEEN

Javier Molina/Unsplash | CC0

Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 10/23/20

If you're not sure how to trick or treat or generally mark the holiday this year, try one of these strategies.

Whether you celebrate Halloween and All Saints’ Day, or only the latter, most families enjoy a festive day of dressing up in costumes and eating candy each fall. In many places, however, pandemic restrictions are putting a damper on the usual yearly traditions. If you’d like to celebrate these fun-filled days while taking health precautions, try one of these 10 strategies.


SOUL CAKE

Read more:
Souling for cakes and beer: The Catholic tradition of trick-or-treating on Halloween


GIRL IN ARMOR

Read more:
10 Heavenly kids’ costumes for Halloween

Tags:
CoronavirusHalloween
Support Aleteia!

If you’re reading this article, it’s thanks to the generosity of people like you, who have made Aleteia possible.

Here are some numbers:

  • 20 million users around the world read Aleteia.org every month
  • Aleteia is published every day in seven languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and Slovenian
  • Each month, readers view more than 50 million pages
  • Nearly 4 million people follow Aleteia on social media
  • Each month, we publish 2,450 articles and around 40 videos
  • We have 60 full time staff and approximately 400 collaborators (writers, translators, photographers, etc.)

As you can imagine, these numbers represent a lot of work. We need you.

Support Aleteia with as little as $1. It only takes a minute. Thank you!

Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
1
PADRE PIO
Philip Kosloski
Padre Pio’s favorite prayer of petition
2
LUXOR FILM FESTIVAL
Zoe Romanowsky
20-year-old filmmaker wins award for powerful 1-minute film about...
3
MADONNA
V. M. Traverso
The 9 oldest images of Mary
4
SEARCHNG PURSE
Cerith Gardiner
12 Things every Catholic woman should have in her purse
5
RECONSTRUCTED CHRIST
Lucandrea Massaro
This 3D “carbon copy” of Jesus was created using the ...
6
Jacques Fesch
Brother Silas Henderson, SDS
Meet the Death Row prisoner who discovered a ...
7
CELEBRITY MARRIAGES
Cerith Gardiner
10 Celebrities whose marriages have stood the test of time
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.