About Easter Day
Easter is a festival which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead which happened on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans in 30AD. Easter is also known as the Pasch or Resurrection Sunday. That’s why Easter Day is always celebrated on Sundays every year but not on the same date. It’s a movable feast. This year Easter Day 2017 will be celebrated on 16 April 2017. The week before the Easter Day is called the Holy Week where different days are celebrated having different connotations.
The Friday in the Holy Week is called Good Friday which commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Easter is a significant day in the history of Christianity and is celebrated throughout the countries with zeal and excitement. People go to church to offer prayers to Lord Jesus on Easter Day.
About Easter Eggs
Easter Day and Holly Week are celebrated with Easter Eggs. Easter eggs, also called Paschal eggs which are decorated eggs that are given to celebrate Easter. As such, Easter eggs are common during the season of Easter. The oldest tradition is to use dyed and painted chicken eggs, but a modern custom is to substitute chocolate eggs, or plastic eggs filled with confectionery such as chocolate. People give these Easter Eggs filled with chocolates and confectionery items to kids to add on the enjoyment of Easter day. Some people even decorate their houses with these Easter Eggs.
Making Easter Day 2017 a special Day!
Easter Day is celebrated every year and the preparations start in the Holy Week. To make this Holy Week and Easter Day 2017 more special for you and your loved ones let’s celebrate this festival with lot of Holy wishes. We bring you some beautiful ideas that can rock your Easter Day 2017:
The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances. ~Robert Flatt
Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. ~Clarence W. Hall
It is the hour to rend thy chains,
The blossom time of souls.
~Katherine Lee Bates
Rises as her Maker rose.
Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping,
Burst at last from winter snows.
Earth with heaven above rejoices…
‘Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees
Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Spanish Student
Once more to new creation Awake,
and death gainsay,
For death is swallowed up of life,
And Christ is risen today!
~George Newell Lovejoy
To make Happy Easter Day 2017 more profound and meaningful, you can use the above ideas and let your loved ones know just how much they mean to you this Easter Day 2017. Send your warmest Easter messages to your family and friend this coming Easter. Please give your valuable suggestions and ideas about how you plan to celebrate Happy Easter Day 2017, may be our other readers also find your ideas useful and they can use them too.
Easter Day 2017 Quotations: The beautiful Easter Day 2017 Quotations that you will not just enjoy reading but can also be downloaded for free and sent to your loved ones . These Quotations can be used on Easter Cards and can be used as greetings.
For I remember it is Easter morn,
And life and love and peace are all new born.
~Alice Freeman Palmer
Thou art the Sun of other days.
They shine by giving back the rays.
~John Keble, The Christian Year: Easter Days
We live and die; Christ died and lived! ~John Stott
- Happy Easter Day 2017 Images: This Easter Day 2017 send your near ones b Greeting Cards which are full of love and you can use our Happy Easter Day 2017 Images on these Greeting cards.
Linda Grayson, “The Pickwick Papers”.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
~ Bernhard Langer
~ William Barclay
- Happy Easter Day 2017 Wallpapers: Wallpapers are always the best way to make you feel festive in the festival time. So, go on and download our free Happy Easter Day 2017 Wallpapers and be in the festive mood.
~ Josh McDowell
~ Josh McDowell
What do you mean you don’t believe in homosexuality? It’s not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn’t necessary.
- Happy Easter Day 2017 Wishes: The feel of festival starts when wishes start pouring in. Well, we have worked on Happy Easter Day 2017 Wishes for you which can be downloaded for free and sent to all your near and dear ones. So start feeling festive.