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Bloggernacle Back Bench: Haunting the Bloggernacle

Once again, bloggers take on the myth of “do Mormons celebrate Halloween?” explaining that yes, most Mormons do celebrate Halloween: “We receive numerous emails about Halloween in the month of October. What started out as a pagan ritual in the centuries long before the birth of Jesus Christ has now, in the United States, become mostly a festive holiday that, through the lights, colorful costumes and fun food, brightens up the darkening days of autumn. Whether or not one celebrates Halloween is a personal preference and there is no official LDS doctrine in regards to it. Most Mormons I know think of Halloween as a fun time for children with rituals and customs that bring warmth to days that are becoming colder.”
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