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The Story of Easter (Jesus' Sacrifice)


Nastya and the school Easter party with Wednesday


Diana and Roma's EPIC Easter Day Challenge: Find the Lost Easter Eggs!

Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian festival and cultural holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus Christ, preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.
  • Etymology 

  • Theological significance 

  • Early Christianity 

  • Date 

  • Computations 

  • Controversies over the date 

  • First Council of Nicaea (325 AD) 

  • Reform of the date 

  • Table of the dates of Easter by Gregorian and Julian calendars 

  • Western Christianity 

  • Eastern Christianity 

  • Non-observing Christian groups 

  • Easter celebrations around the world 

  • Traditional customs 

  • Modern customs 

  • Easter Bunny 

  • Music