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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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Christmas Quotes in English

Christmas Quotes in English

Christmas Quotes in English: Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values. Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will …

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Halloween Festival Images for Facebook, WhatsApp

Halloween Festival Images

Halloween Festival Images for Facebook, WhatsApp: Halloween has derived its customs from the traditional practices of the Celtic people, who lived in what is today known as United Kingdom and parts of Western Europe. They held huge celebrations near the end of the month of October, marking the end of summer season. Gradually, the celebrations spread across other parts of the …

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Halloween Facebook Covers

Halloween Facebook Covers

Halloween Facebook Covers: Halloween is a secular festival that falls on 31st October. It is celebrated to honor the departed soul of the loved ones. It is popularly believed that on this day, the margin between the living world and dead world is dissolved. It is said that the departed souls come down to earth every year on Halloween, to …

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Halloween Festival Greetings for Facebook, WhatsApp

Halloween Festival Greetings

Halloween Festival Greetings: Halloween is celebrated almost all across the world. However, different countries celebrate the holiday according to their own customs and traditions. For instance, in Ireland, Scotland and parts of Northern England, the cultural event has been celebrated for centuries and the practice is still going strong. It is also celebrated in Central and South America, Mexico, Australia, …

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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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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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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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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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