Easter Water
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Collecting Water Easter is a ritual of Easter. Picking the Easter Water This picking has to be made in the early Easter Sunday morning at sunrise or during the last few minutes before dawn. This water is dipped into a … Read More

Popular Easter festivals and traditions
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(Holy Week procession in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.) Many customs dating back to ancient times designed to accommodate the return of spring attached themselves to Easter. The egg is the symbol of germination occurs in early spring. Similarly, the hare … Read More

Religious celebrations of Easter
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Catholic Church (Picture of the Resurrection of Christ by Dieric Bouts) Easter (also called Easter Sunday) is the most important solemnity (just before Christmas) of the Catholic Church, that is to say, it is mandatory to rest and to attend … Read More

Easter date history
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Easter is celebrated as the first feast in the Christian liturgical calendars; it is attested from the second century. It commemorates the Last Supper, the Passion and Resurrection of Christ, events of which the synoptic gospels locate the course during … Read More

Easter, the most important Christian holiday
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Observed by Christians Meaning: Commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ Date 2014: April 20 (East and West) Celebration: Vigil Observances: Prayer, communion Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ laid down by the Bible, the third day after his … Read More

Easter Triduum
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Easter Triduum (or Paschal Triduum) is a term used by some Christian churches, particularly the Roman Catholic Church, to denote, collectively, the last three days before Easter Sunday. The term was first used for this purpose at the Second Vatican … Read More

Religious observation of Easter by Eastern Christianity
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Easter is the fundamental and most important festival of the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox. Every other religious festival on their calendars, including Christmas, is at best secondary in importance to the celebration of the Resurrection of the Lord. This is … Read More