Monthly archives: December, 2013

Anna the Prophetess

Today is Christmas! And Christians around the world will be celebrating it as the birth of Jesus Christ.  Yes, while we know Jesus was most likely not born on December 25th, it is the day designated for the celebration.  Growing up Christian, what fascinated me the most wasn’t the birth of Christ (I know, very…


The Story Behind Holiday Traditions

Written by Mid-Atlantic Team Member: Maevelin Y. Mist and cloud and darkness veil the wintry hour, But the sun dispels them with his rising power. Mist and cloud and darkness often dim thy day But a Christmas glory shines upon thy way. May the Lord of Christmas, Counsellor and Friend, Light thy desert pathway even…


Charles Dickens: Making Ghosts Festive For the Holidays

  There was probably no one else who loved Christmas ghost stories more than Charles Dickens.  In fact, majority of the Victorian Era brought forth a new fascination of ghosts, spirits, apparitions, and all things weird.  The rise of Spiritualism was also during this same time.  So it is to no surprise that the holiday…


APS Searches For the Holiday Spirit

LOCAL PARANORMAL TEAM SEARCHES FOR THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT Association of Paranormal Study to host toy drive for local non-profit  RALEIGH, NC –Association of Paranormal Study (APS) is pleased to announce that they are taking a giant leap forward towards their mission of public education and community enrichment with the event, “Ghosts of Christmas Presents”, which…


Krampus: The Holiday Devil

A Note To Parents:  APS doesn’t condone using Krampus as a method of keeping your child’s behavior in check, but if the “Elf On the Shelf” isn’t cutting it, there’s other options. You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout….not because Santa Claus will put you on the naughty list, but…


Statement Regarding My Paranormal Affiliations

Statement from our Founder and Mid-Atlantic Team Director, Alex Matsuo.