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What Your Child Should Know About Easter

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Easter, one of the most important and sacred Christian festivals, commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Although it is celebrated throughout the world, Easter traditions vary across the globe.

Read our ClipBook to know about Easter traditions, the solemn rituals and much more.

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History Of Easter

Easter is a time for celebrating new life. Easter does not have a set date and its time each year varies according to moon phases. Many countries around the world celebrate...

Roots Of Easter

Easter, the principal festival of the Christian church year, celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion. The origins of Easter date to the beginnings...

Working Out The Date Of Easter

Several methods have been used since early Christian times to work out the date of Easter Day. It was made more complicated in 1582 when Pope Gregory XIII replaced the old...

What Is Holy Saturday?

Holy Saturday is the name given to the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Some Christians recognize Holy Saturday, the seventh day of Holy Week, as the day on which Jesus “rested”...

Why Easter Is So Important To Christians

Jesus had his last meal with his disciples on the evening of a Thursday (commemorated as Holy Thursday), was arrested during the night, tried Friday morning (Good Friday), condemned, crucified, and died...

Significance Of Easter Sunday

Easter symbolises the very core of Christianity. We celebrate Easter to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, signifying the ultimate triumph of good over evil and the defeat...

10 Easter Symbols And Their Meanings

The Easter symbols, which are a blend of paganism, Christianity and Judaism, often used to beautify the altar of churches and homes on Easter. Sadly, most people who decorate their homes with eggs...

Rituals For Easter

Since Easter is celebrated in order to commemorate the resurrection of Lord Jesus, thus many related customs and traditions are duly observed. Although some of the traditions and customs vary...

Traditional Foods Prepared At Easter From Around The Globe

Decorated hard-boiled eggs may be the first Easter food that comes to mind, but there are many other delicacies that factor into traditional Easter meals around the world. From sweet breads and pastries...

Easter Traditions From Around The World

Easter is right around the corner. Here in North America, we have our own Easter traditions that involve Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, turkey dinners, and religious festivities. However, in different...

Easter Traditions: 9 Myths And Legends And The Stories Behind Them

The Easter bunny is often considered a part of Easter because of the notable ability of bunnies to proliferate. However, there are roots back to the actual name of Easter. A goddess of fertility, Eostre...

The Origins Of 11 Easter Traditions

It’s easy to see why eggs represent rebirth and life, so associating them with spring and new growth isn’t much of a stretch. To celebrate the new season...

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