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Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings: The dichotomous nature of Easter is reflected in the celebration of the festival. On one hand, the festival is a tribute to the Resurrection of Jesus while on the other, celebration of Easter heralds the advent of the spring season. Religious observations in churches, exchange of gifts, making flower bonnets and Easter eggs mark the celebrations of the …

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Easter

Easter

Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a day of great rejoicing and merry-making. It is celebrated in March-April between 22nd March and 25th April on the Sunday following the full moon. Easter ceremonies correspond to Passover, the Jewish festival. It symbolizes the ultimate victory of good over evil. Feasts are given, sweets exchanged and processions taken out …

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Good Friday

Good Friday

Good Friday is celebrated in April-May by the Christians in India to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Lord Christ sacrificed himself on the cross for the sake of entire humanity. On this day Christians mourn Christ’s death and observe strict fast, and attend the services in the churches. St. Like’s Gospel describes Christ’s crucifixion in the following words: Then …

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Easter Celebration: Christian Culture & Traditions

Easter Celebration: Christian Culture & Traditions

The dichotomous nature of Easter is reflected in the celebration of the festival. On one hand, the festival is a tribute to the Resurrection of Jesus while on the other, celebration of Easter heralds the advent of the spring season. Religious observations in churches, exchange of gifts, making flower bonnets and Easter eggs mark the celebrations of the spring festival. …

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Easter Facebook Covers

Easter Facebook Covers

Easter Facebook Covers: The festival of Easter is celebrated to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ after crucifixion. It is one of the holiest Christian festivals. The Easter Day also traditionally heralds the advent of the spring season after the gloomy months of winter. As such Easter festival is associated with joyous merriment and gaiety. Easter Facebook Covers

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When is Easter?

When is Easter?

The most commonly stated rule for determining the date of Easter is that it is the first Sunday that follows the first full moon after the vernal equinox. This means that in Roman Catholic, Episcopalian, Lutheran, and Protestant churches, Easter can fall as early as March 22 and as late as April 25. In actuality, the rule given above is …

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Christian Festival Calendar 2017

Christian Festival Calendar

Christian Festival Calendar 2017 India, the land of vibrant culture and ethnicity, is known for the celebration of a number of colorful festivals in myriad ways. In this secular nation, people following different religions coexist in harmony. All the important festivals of the religions are celebrated with equal pomp and gaiety. Although Hindus predominate the total population of the country, …

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Easter Reflections – Helen Steiner Rice

Easter Reflections

With OUR EYES we see The beauty of Easter As the earth awakens once more. With OUR EARS we hear The birds sing sweetly To tell us spring again is here. With OUR HANDS we pick The golden daffodils And the fragrant hyacinths. But only with OUR HEARTS Can we feel the MIRACLE of GOD’s LOVE Which redeems all men. …

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What is worship like during the Easter season?

What is worship like during the Easter season?

The Easter season is the most joyful and festive season of the Christian year. Worship during this time features the prominent return of the Gloria in Excelsis (“Glory in the highest”) and the Alleluia (“Praise the Lord”), expressions of joy and praise that were removed from the liturgy at the beginning of Lent. Hymns and organ music are often reinforced …

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Who is the Easter Bunny?

Who is the Easter Bunny?

On Easter Sunday, many children wake up to find that the Easter Bunny has left them baskets of candy. He has also hidden the eggs that they decorated earlier that week. Children hunt for the eggs all around the house. Neighborhoods and organizations hold Easter egg hunts, and the child who finds the most eggs wins a prize. The Easter …

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