October 31, 2017 – 5:39 p.m.
…when the veil between the two worlds is most pervious.
This third and last of the three pagan Autumn harvest festivals acknowledges a time of cleansing and preparation for the darkness of Winter. It is the most important of the four "greater Sabbats."
Observance begins at sundown on October 31.
Photo by CDI
“…This is the hour when every ornament
unloads its atoms of pretence.
Stone. Brass. Bronze. That they represent is
set aside in the dark. …”
By Eavan Boland