From Celtic Ghosts to Trick-Or-Treating: The Evolution of Halloween | WYPR

From Celtic Ghosts to Trick-Or-Treating: The Evolution of Halloween

Oct 31, 2018

Samhain Offering
Credit Flickr / Avia Venefica

From Ancient Celtic harvest rites warding off ghosts and spirits... to Roman rites honoring the dead... To All Saint's Day masses... On this episode, Katie is exploring the origins and evolution of modern Halloween celebrations. We also feature a reading of T.S. Eliot's haunting poem, "The Hollow Men." Happy Halloween!