In the Easter time people celebrate The Last Supper , crucifiction of Jesus Christ and his ressurection. Easter Celebrations in Church The main colour, which represent t he Easter and is using by priests, is purple. In the Holy Week people go to the church to hear the mass. In the Holy Saturday people go to the church with Holy Baskets, where they are sprinkle by the priest with h oly w ater.
The Holy Week One of the most important things in this week is great Paschal Triduum. It ’s preparing us for the biggest feast o f Christians, the resurrection of Christ. Holy Week is the time of reflection last days of Christ. Holy Week begins Palm Sunday and end the Great Vespers Sunday, closing the Paschal Triduum. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of Holy Week are special days devoted to the reconciliation. The most important period of the liturgical year is Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum. It covers the period from the evening Mass on Holy Thursday and continues until vespers on Easter Sunday.
The Holy Basket In the basket should be: The basket should be decorated with sprigs of boxwood and should have in it some food, which is very important in Easter. The Holy Basket have to be bless in the church on Holy Saturday. - eggs (kraszanki, pisanki) they are symbols of life, - lamb from sugar or some cake, with flag with inscription "Hallelujah", - salt (symbol of resurrection of Jesus Christ), - bread (symbol of body of Jesus Christ), - pork-butcher's products (symbol of fertility and health), - horseradish (symbol of strength), - cheese (symbol of dependence on human and nature power), - cake (symbol of skills and perfection).
Easter Sunday is the end of Lent. It's the oldest and the largest celebration of Christians. After return to home from morning Mass, we eat a solemn breakfast. We share egg with other persons ( mostly with family members) and we wish each other all the best. Easter Breakfast
Dyngus Day Dyngus Day or Wet Monday - that are the names for Easter Monday in Poland. From the morning children are running with water guns, buckets of water or others. It's a day full of fun. The Easter Monday is one of the tradition s in Poland. It ’ s a day when people (mostly children) are pouring the water on themselves during all day.