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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter

In countries where Christianity is a state religion, or where the country has large Christian population, Easter is often a public holiday. As Easter is always a Sunday, many countries in the world also have Easter Monday as a public holiday. Some retail stores, shopping ...

www.wikihow.com/Celebrate-Easter

How to Celebrate Easter. Easter is a religious holiday celebrated by Christians, but non-religious people often mark the day, too. Religiously, Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Non-religious celebrations include things...

www.whyeaster.com/customs/eastersunday.shtml

It is when they celebrate that three days after being killed, Jesus rose from the dead, sometimes called 'the Resurrection' and defeated evil forever. You can read more about Jesus coming alive again in the Story Section. A lot of Churches start the Easter Sunday celebrations at Midnight on Easter Eve. Candles are used in ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/easter-sunday

Many Christians worldwide celebrate Easter with special church services, music, candlelight, flowers and the ringing of church bells. Easter processions are held in some countries such as the Philippines and Spain. Many Christians view Easter as the greatest feast of the Church year. It is a day of joy and celebration to  ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/easter-sunday

Many churches hold special services on Easter Sunday, which celebrate the Jesus Christ's resurrection after his crucifixion. Many people also decorate eggs. These can be hard boiled eggs that can be eaten later, but may also be model eggs made of plastic, chocolate, candy or other materials. It is also common to ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/easter-2017-dates-meaning-behind-good-friday-easter-sunday-easter

Apr 10, 2017 ... Why do we celebrate Easter? Easter is a Christian festival which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. According to the New Testament, Jesus died on the cross on Good Friday, and came back to life three days later. His resurrection is celebrated on Easter Sunday, which also marks the end of Lent, ...

www.partnershipinternational.ie/how-do-people-celebrate-easter-around-the-world

Among the Christian countries that celebrate Easter, we can mention Spain which has a special way of doing it. The Sunday before Easter is Palm Sunday, with the Wednesday before known as Spy Wednesday. The last three days before Easter are Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday (sometimes referred to ...

www.thoughtco.com/what-is-easter-700772

Jun 28, 2017 ... On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. It is typically the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches. Christians believe, according to Scripture, that Jesus came back to life, or was raised from the dead, three days after his death on the cross ...

www.familylife.com/articles/topics/holidays/featured/easter-and-lent/10-ideas-creative-ways-to-celebrate-easter

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Easter? I really want to answer this question by saying, "the resurrection of Jesus Christ." But in reality, my thoughts usually drift to the beautiful Easter baskets that my grandmother gave me as a child. They were filled with an assortment of colored eggs, ...