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  • 1. EASTER K07B
  • 2. WHAT IS EASTER?
    • Easter is the time for holidays, festivals and a time for giving chocolate Easter eggs. But Easter means much more...
    • Easter is the oldest and the most important Christian Festival, the celebration of the death and coming to life again of Jesus Christ. For Christians, the dawn of Easter Sunday with its message of new life is the high point of the Christian year.
  • 3. CELEBRATION OF EASTER
    • Easter is the springtime holiday marking the rebirth of Jesus and the renewal of the Christian faith.
    • It is a blessed time for the faithful to celebrate the life, death and resurrection of the Savior... and a magical time for children to enjoy chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks and jellybean-filled Easter eggs.
  • 4. DID YOU KNOW?
    • that religion historians believe that the holiday of Easter originated with the pagan festival of Eastre, a Saxon celebration of spring and fertility?
    • that in Russia, Easter eggs are dyed on Holy Thursday?
    • that Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday following the full moon of the vernal equinox?
    • that eating Easter candy is a relatively modern tradition?
    • that the most popular treat to hide inside an Easter egg is jellybeans?
  • 5. WHY EASTER EGGS?
    • Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg , the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable.
    • The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.
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