HomeNEWSGENERALHave religious festivals become too commercial? January 7, 2018 GENERAL Religious festivals: once a time for worship and prayer, now a time for food and gifts. Joseph Connolly investigates whether events like Easter, Christmas and Halloween have lost their original meaning through an age of marketing and spending. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.