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Do real haunted houses exist?

Or are they all just hoaxes meant to scare people?

Should Catholics celebrate Halloween?

This holiday has Catholic roots, but not all Catholics are comfortable with its modern form

How to have a Catholic Halloween

And no -- it doesn't mean taking the dark and evil out of the holiday ...

Ravens: Harbingers of death or biblical helpers?

A look at the biblical references to one of the spookiest creatures.

Why we need to make Halloween scary again

How did the sacred event of honoring our deceased loved ones get reduced to costumes and candy?

6 Scary, but not TOO scary, movies for kids

These films with varying degrees of thrills and chills are suitable for a variety of ages and sensitivities.

How to use a pumpkin to teach your kids to be thankful

One mother's bright idea for a "thankful pumpkin" has caught on with families all over the world.

Why do Catholics celebrate Day of the Dead?

Día de los Muertos: It's more than just a parade of colorful skeletons.

St. John Bosco’s first-hand account of seeing a ghost

Bosco's dear friend died and returned from the grave to fulfill a promise.

10 Kids’ costume ideas for Halloween and All Saints Day

Saints and biblical heroes inspire these adorable costume ideas from Pinterest and Instagram.

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