Originally Posted by Momtwice
Halloween is definitely religious to many people. Catholics go to mass that night or the next day for All Saints Day. Pagans celebrate Samhain (sp?).
But as many others have said, what is described in the OP sucks the joy of it whether you see it as a religious holiday or secular.
I was raised Catholic and we never, ever went to mass on Halloween. It was always today, All Saints Day. I didn't know that...