Happy Easter Sunday 2017 Calendar Date, Celebration, Importance & History – Easter day is the foundation in Christian faith and is the celebration which is celebrated like a festival in different countries. It is a holiday celebrating the Bible stories about the resurrection(It is the concept of a living being coming back to life after the death) of Jesus Christ. The Easter lily is a symbol of the resurrection.The week before Easter is called Holy Week It contains the days of the Easter Triduum, including Maundy Thursday, commemorating the Maundy and Last Supper, as well as Good Friday.
When is Easter 2017? – Calendar Date
It is celebrated on Sunday and so is also known as the Easter Sunday. Easter day is the movable feast(that is it takes place on different dates in different years). But it is celebrated on the first Sunday after first spring full moon. It is celebrated in two parts that Eastern and Western countries (that is Western and Eastern Christianity) and both have different dates. But in 2017 the Easter Day is coming on the same day that is 16 April.
Happy Easter Celebration
Easter is the foundation in Christian faith and is the celebration which is celebrated like a festival in different countries. Easter day is celebrated by decorating the eggs for the Easter and hence also known as the Easter eggs. Some Christians symbolically link the cracking open of Easter eggs with the empty tomb of Jesus. Almost every Christian church will offer an Easter service on Easter Sunday. Most of the Christians will take out some time to read the Easter story can be a good way to focus on the meaning behind the holiday. And they also try to know how this holiday gets reflect them.
Importance & History of Easter Festival
The exact origins of this religious feast day’s name are unknown. Some sources claims that the word Easter is derived from ‘Eostre'(a Teutonic goddess of spring and fertility). Easter day is the Christian celebration celebrated like a festival with holiday Bible stories about the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on the first Sunday of a full moon day after March 21. It usually falls between March 21 and April 25. As celebrated on Sundays it is also known as the Easter Sunday. In ancient history, many controversies arose regarding the celebration of this festival. The first evidence of controversy surrounding the festival dates back to 2nd century when Bishop Victor tried to punish bishops of Asia for the celebration of the festival.