Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is the most important Christian festival, and the one celebrated with the greatest joy. The date of Easter changes each year, and several other Christian festivals fix their dates by reference to Easter. Churches around the world are filled with flowers, and there are special hymns and… Continue reading What is Easter?
Ash Wednesday is an important day and in the annual calendar. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, a season of fasting and prayer to God. Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday, and is chiefly observed by Catholics, although many other Christians observe it too. Writings from the Second-century Church refer… Continue reading What is Ash Wednesday?
There is a lot of confusion regarding what Easter Sunday is all about. For some, Easter Sunday is about the Easter Bunny, colorfully decorated Easter eggs, and Easter egg hunts. Most people understand that Easter Sunday has something to do with the resurrection of Jesus, but are confused as to how the resurrection is related… Continue reading Easter Sunday or Resurrection day?