easter is one of the central religious feasts in the Christian liturgical year. According to the faith of Christian scripture, Jesus rose from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. Some of the Christians celebrate this day as the resurrection on easter day or Easter Sunday and also Resurrection Day or Resurrection Sunday, two days after the Good Friday and three days after Maundy Thursday. The day of Easter is a lovable feast, meaning it is not fixed in relation to the civil calendar. This day is connected to the Jewish Passover by much of its symbolism, as well as by its own position in the calendar.
In the year of 2011, the day of easter sunday will fall on April 24, 2011. This day of Easter is a beautiful feast, which means that it does not transpire on the same date every year. On this day Easter is celebrated in both the religious and secular ways by many Christian families all throughout the world. This day of Sunday holiday 2011's traditional customs include the Easter Vigil, lighting of the Paschal candles, singing hymns, baptisms chanting of the Easter Proclamation and readings from the Old Testament, confirmation and Holy Communion.
The Easter day is a religious holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after his death by crucifixion some 2,000 years ago. For those of the Christians, Easter is a day of religious services and the gathering of family. On this day the main attraction is the greetings of the day. The easter cards are the most beautiful and easiest way to celebrate Easter. These Easter cards have lots of importance to your love ones and dear ones. These cards have special design of Jesus Christ, Easter egg and starts on it. The beautiful sayings can also be seen in these cards which have great meaning.
The easter eggs or the spring eggs are special eggs that are often given to celebrate Easter or springtime. These eggs are a pagan symbol of the rebirth of the life giving planet that is the Earth in celebrations of spring and was adopted by early Christians as a symbol of the resurrection of Jesus. In the oldest tradition this is to be using dyed or painted chicken eggs, but as the modern custom is to substitute chocolate eggs, or plastic eggs filled with confectionery such as jelly beans. These eggs are sometimes hidden, allegedly by the Easter Bunny, for children to find on Easter morning. Otherwise, they are generally put in the decorated basket filled with real or artificial straw to resemble a bird's nest.