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Easter Sunday 2017 | Easter Wishes | Orthodox Easter 2017

Easter Sunday:

Easter Sunday  are the most important celebration in the Christian calendar.  On this day we wishes Easter to everyone. This Christian holy day celebrates the resurrection of Christ after his Crucifixion and was probably the earliest of the church’s annual festivals. Easter Sunday help you celebrate the Easter with your family and friends.Enjoy celebrating Easter with best Easter images and Easter greetings.  Folk symbols attached to the festival date from per-Christian times include:

Eggs, traditionally forbidden during Lent, symbolize new life.

The  Easter Bunny recalls the hare, the Egyptian symbol of fertility.

Easter may have derived its name from the Saxon goddess Treo, whose feast was celebrated each spring at about this time. Or, it may have derived from the word roster, meaning “rising.”Easter Sunday. These may be longer or more elaborate than on other Sundays. In churches, it is generally a festive occasion with an emphasis on the dawn of a new life. In Battersea Park in London, there is a large Easter parade.Easter is an important time for the confectionery industry. In the United Kingdom, Easter eggs are often large hollow chocolate eggs filled with bonbons or other candy. The eggs are covered in decorative foil and packaged in elaborate boxes.  On Easter Sunday nearly all non-essential businesses and organizations are closed. In England and Wales, stores are also closed. In Scotland, they are allowed to open.  Public transport systems may run on a different schedule from other Sundays. In some areas there may be no public transport. Easter Sunday is the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the vernal equinox. For many people, Easter marks the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion. However, many of the origins of the customs around Easter originate in the pagan beliefs held by the inhabitants of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland before they were converted to Christianity.Easter Sunday in the United Kingdom is a Christian holiday about Jesus Christ’s resurrection. The Easter date is the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the March equinox.

easter bunny images

easter bunny images

Orthodox Easter:

  Orthodox Christian churches, including the Greek Orthodox and the Russian Orthodox churches, celebrate the “miracle of Easter” on the Easter Sunday date in the Julian calendar. Many people see Easter as the most important event in the church calendar. Orthodox Easter preparations begin with 40 days of strict fasting prior to Easter Day. Many Orthodox Christians attend liturgies during the Holy Week that leads up to Easter Sunday.  The Orthodox Christian date for Easter Sunday is not a federal public holiday in the United States. However, it is held on a Sunday, which is a non-school day and non-working day for many Americans.Another tradition observed in many Orthodox Christian churches is the blessing of food baskets. The baskets are usually filled with bread, cheese, meat, eggs, butter, salt, and other types of food used for Paschal celebrations. The fasting period has ended and meat and dairy products can be eaten.

In Greece, Easter Sunday is also a widely celebrated occasion. Lambs are roasted on a spit and the provision of wine is abundant. The roasted lamb is served in honor of Jesus Christ, who was sacrificed and rose again on Easter. Lamb is the most traditional Greek Easter food. Red-dyed eggs are cracked against each other and the person with the last remaining uncracked egg will have good luck. Easter Sunday is a time of festivity and people eat, chat or dance throughout the night.

On the island of Crete, many villages prepare for a bonfire effigy of Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus Christ, as described in the New Testament of the Bible.  In the lead up to the bonfire event, people gather sticks and branches to prepare to burn the effigy.

Around the world, many Orthodox Catholic Churches, including the Greek and Russian Orthodox churches, hold Easter liturgies during the Easter period according to the Julian calendar. Families unite and join in Orthodox Easter activities, festivities and traditions.

Easter Wishes 2017

Orthodox Easter 2017

Easter Wishes & Greetings

  • Joining you in gratitude for Christ’s sacrifice and the joyful renewal it brings to all God’s children this Easter season.
  • An Easter Poem For You: Spring has sprung, the grass has riz, I wish I were in the chocolate biz! Happy Easter.
  • If it weren’t for the beautiful Spring weather, I’d be really upset with that damn bunny for eating all my flower bulbs. Happy Easter anyway.
  • Happy Easter to you and your family as we celebrate our Father’s greatest sacrifice through his Son, Jesus Christ. Have a blessed Easter.
  • I love Easter. It’s a time for eating all the chocolate you can find with complete impunity! Have a delicious Easter.
  • Lavender plaid, pinks and pastels everywhere, sun shining and blue skies… It’s almost like being on a golf course in South Florida! Happy Easter.
  • We tolerate a little Spring rain in order to enjoy the sunshine that follows. It’s just like we tolerate a little heartburn in order to enjoy copious amounts of Easter candy! Enjoy!
  • All we got to do is follow Christ, for in Christ will all our queries be solved. Have a Blessed and Meaningful Easter.
    Easter Wishes 2017

    Easter Wishes 2017

    Looking for Easter wishes to convey to your family and friends? Go through this article to find some thoughtful happy Easter wishes.

 Catholic Easter Wishes:

Easter is one of the most important holidays for Christian Catholics. They give huge importance to this yearly occasions. Easter 2017 is celebrated Sunday April 16th, following the holy week that starts on 10th of April 2017 (Holy Monday).
For 2017 Catholic Easter and orthodox Easter falls on the same date for the first time since 2014. This not common as the dates of the Catholic Easter are calculated using the Gregorian Calendar, unlike Orthodox Easter which dates are calculated using the Julian Calendar. Catholic Easter 2016 is celebrated on March 27th. The dates of the Catholic Easter are calculated using the Gregorian Calendar, unlike Orthodox Easter dates that are calculated using the Julian Calendar.
Holy Thursday is on March 24 2016 and Good Friday on March 25th.
For 2016 the date of Catholic Easter Sunday is over a month earlier than the Orthodox easter Sunday which is celebrated on May 1st.

funny happy easter images

funny happy easter images

Easter Wishes Wordings :

  • Finally that time of the year is here. Sunday Easter to you my friend. May the risen lord will your heart with compassion, joy, love and never ending bliss.
  • God blesses all those who believe in him. May the light of faith in God grow each day. May you have a pleasant Easter!
  • Have a happy, peaceful, and fun Easter filled with marshmallows, chocolate, and jelly beans
  • He was born to die and rise into the sky, so that one day we all could pray to him to save our lives. Here’s wishing you a very Happy Easter.
  • I hope this holiday fills your heart and your home with love and joy.
  • I hope you have colorful eggs, candy, grass, and chocolate bunnies in your Easter basket this year.
  • I just popped into your inbox, to wish the sweetest person in this world loads of Easter eggs, just as sweet as you. Sunday Easter.
  • It’s not about the bunny, eggs, or even dressing up for church. It’s about the hope that we have because there was an empty tomb.
  • Jesus choose to lay down on the cross in the place of us, so that we can have life. So great is his love for each one of us. Let us praise and worship Him. Have a Blessed Easter.
  • Jesus Christ, who was born in a manger, is born again in your heart. Sunday Easter to you and your family.
  • Just like after every night comes a new day and after darkness comes light, after a painful death comes new life. Sunday Easter to you.
  • Let this Easter be a joyous one. Let us prepare ourselves, to be worthy of the risen Christ. Sunday Easter.
  • Let us together pray to Jesus to rise into our hearts and bring us new life. Here’s wishing you a Memorable Easter.
  • May Easter bunny get you lots and lots of presents. Enjoy the season of Easter eggs and bonnet hats. Have a Sunday Easter.





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