Easter 2020 which is also called as Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, Is a festival and holiday commemorating the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead. It is the culmination of Passion of Jesus preceded by Lent, a (40 day period) of fasting and prayer.
Things to know about Easter 2020?
Many Christians refer to the week before Easter as “Holy Week” which contains the day of Easter Triduum.
What is Easter Triduum ?
There are many names for Easter Triduum such as Holy Triduum, Three Days and the Paschal Triduum. This is a period of Three days that begins on evenings, of Maundy, Thursday also called as (holy day) it reached it’s high point in Easter vigil and closes with evening Prayer on a Easter Sunday.
It recalls the Passion, Crucifixion, Death and Resurrection (The rising of the dead) of Jesus as portrayed in Canonical Gospels.
The season of Pascha (Easter) begins on Pascha and ends on upcoming 40th day. Its is also called as Feast of Ascension.
Easter 2020 Celebrations around the world.
In countries where Christianity is a state religion or where the country has large Christian population definitely have a public holiday. A Easter festival is always at Sunday , But in many countries Easter is celebrated on Monday also.
Many Shops, Malls, Offices remains closed.
Easter normally comes after two days of Good Friday, Although both Good Friday and Easter day have a public holiday. Many states in U.S do not observe a Holiday on Good Friday but Easter is officially a Holiday.
In Nordic Countries they have a three day confirm holiday, which are Easter Sunday, Easter Monday and the Good Friday.
What are Nordic Countries ?
Countries lies in region such as Northern Europe and North Atlantic are Called as Nordic Countries.
Example: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as well as Greenland are called as Nordic Countries.
What are Easter eggs ?
The egg is an ancient symbol of New life and Rebirth. In Christianity it became associated with Jesus crucifixion and resurrection.
The idea of Easter eggs was originated in Mesopotamia who strained eggs red in memory of blood of Christ, Shed at his crucifixion. As such Easter egg is a Symbol of empty tomb.
Also in old tradition they used dyed chicken eggs, but a modern custom is to decorate Easter with chocolate or plastic eggs filled with candy such as Jelly Beans
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Happy Easter 2020 Messages:
- Happy Easter! I hope you’re surrounded by sunshine, flowers, chocolate, and family on this happy day.
- Easter symbolises the renewal of life. I wish you and your family the renewal of life, love, and happiness. Happy Easter to you
- Wishing you and your family the happiest Easter of all. God bless you now and always.
- May the Lord bless your home with happiness and unwavering faith this Easter. May health and prosperity come your way for now and forever. Happy Easter to you.
- Easter is an excellent time to enjoy all of your many meaningful blessings: family, friends, Jesus and of course, chocolate molded into tasty bunnies. Happy Easter to you
- During this hopeful time of year, I wish you and yours the best this Easter. Happy Easter to you
Happy Easter 2020 Quotes:
- I hope this Easter holiday fills your home with peace, joy, and plenty of colorful Easter eggs. Happy Easter to you
- Here’s hoping the Easter Bunny brings you something extra delicious this year. Happy Easter to you and your family
- Wishing you a very Happy Easter that is filled with plenty of love and happiness. Wishing you a joyful Easter
- Easter is more than just eggs and candy. It is also about peace, love, and family. Have a joyful Easter with you and your family
- Easter teaches us the meaning of faith and what it is to feel the Lord’s blessing in our lives. Have a joyful Easter with your family
- Easter brings fun, Easter bring Happiness, Easter brings God’s endless blessings, Easter brings love and the freshness of spring. Happy Easter to you and your family!
- Easter is the time to spread the joy and happiness that Christ has brought about into our lives, to everyone we meet. Wishing you and your loved ones a Meaningful Easter
Check the image from Wikipedia which shows dates of Easter day till the year 2025.
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