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Library of Congress wants your 2014 Halloween pictures

...Norse gods, squirrels, zombies and Dia de los Muertos.They want to see how the U.S. celebrates Halloween, All Saints Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls Day (Nov. 2) in all of its diverse ways and cultures.From Oct. 22 to Nov. 5, the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/library-congress-wants-your-2014-hallowee
Art
All Saints' Day can be antidote for modern Halloween

...many Christians will celebrate All Saints' Day. The day before, Oct. 31...evening before the holy day of All Saints' Day.Times have certainly changed...life's beauty and goodness.All Saints' Day is a luminous antidote to the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-10-30/all-saints-day-can-be-antidote-mode
Neighbors
Saints unknown

Today many congregations are celebrating All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after All Saints Day when we give thanks for all the saints "both known and unknown." An All Saints observance, in one form or another, has been...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-11-06/saints-unknown
Neighbors
Sacred vs. scared

...generations past this day was used as a festival precursor to All Saints Day on November 1. Halloween, which means "All Hallows...this is the point of All Souls Day. As we commemorate All Saints Day and All Souls Day we remember both the members of the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-28/sacred-vs-scared
Opinion
Today In Sports History

...lead the Chiefs to a 49-39 triumph over the Denver Broncos.1966 - The NFL awards a franchise to New Orleans on All Saints Day.1966 - Sandy Koufax of Los Angeles became the first three-time winner of the Cy Young Award. This was the last...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-01/today-sports-history
Sports
Ugly sells well

...for youth and teen-age costumes is the uglier, the better." Although Halloween may seem like a kids' holiday, All Saints Day scares up some serious business for many of Juneau's retail companies. "Halloween makes a significant impact on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102400/Biz_Ugly.html
Business
Around Town

...6-9 p.m., third floor conference room of Juneau Empire Building. Details and pre-registration: 463-3789. All Saints' Day discussion, 7 p.m., Jubilee Community United Church, Park Shore Condominiums Clubhouse, 800 F Street. Come...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110101/Loc_at.shtml
Local
Depraved reporting taints Juneau youth

...the Catholic Church. It comes from a contracted corruption of All Hallows Eve. Nov. 1, All Hollows Day" (or "All Saints Day"), is a Catholic day of observance in honor of saints. But, in the 5th century B.C., in Celtic Ireland, summer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110104/let_20041031005.shtml
Opinion
Area offers plenty of Halloween alternatives

...appease angry spirits and prevent them from entering. In the seventh century, Pope Boniface IV designated Nov. 1 All Saints' Day. Many believe that the pope was attempting to replace the Celtic festival with a church-sanctioned holiday. Later...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103003/loc_alternatives.shtml
News
Discussing the precious gifts of food and faith

...of Food; Bring a favorite food of someone you love who has died. We will share these in a potluck meal in honor of All Saints day. This time of year many different religions honor those who have died. Dec. 6 - How eating affects our health and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101809/nei_506041879.shtml
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