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What is Easter?

What is Easter?

Often celebrated with colored eggs and large amounts of candy, Easter is the Christian holiday that celebrates Jesus’ storied rise from the dead, three days after his crucifixion. However, the name of the holiday comes from the annual festival of …[Continue]

Favorite Christian Easter Songs

Favorite Christian Easter Songs

The Easter holiday is a great time for children as they are searching for eggs, rifling through Easter baskets, and eating massive amounts of candy. However, the meaning of Easter isn’t lost in all of the playful activities, and certain …[Continue]

What is Ash Wednesday?

What is Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday, also known as “the day of ashes”, marks the start of Lent and occurs 40 days prior to Good Friday. It is called Ash Wednesday because people used ashes as symbol of repentance and humility according to several …[Continue]

The Origin of Easter Traditions

The Origin of Easter Traditions

Like Christmas and other holidays, Easter is full of a number of different traditions. Easter is derived from a blend of Christian and Pagan symbols and beliefs. The word ‘Easter’ comes from Eostre, an Anglo-Saxon goddess and a symbol of …[Continue]

What is Good Friday?

What is Good Friday?

Good Friday is one of the oldest Christian holidays, with some sources saying that it has been observed since 100 AD. It was associated with fasting during the early years of its observance, and was then associated with the crucifixion, …[Continue]

When is Easter?

When is Easter?

Easter is not on a fixed date every year, but is tied  to the full Moon and the vernal equinox. Christians in western countries that use the the Gregorian calendar (like the United States) celebrate Easter on the first Sunday …[Continue]