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Celebrating the Easter Holiday

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Easter is the Christian holiday commemorating the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. It is typically the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches. These resources will help you learn all about Easter including an Easter calendar with Easter dates, Easter Bible verses, Easter devotionals, information on Lent, as well as practical and spiritual insight for making the most of your Easter celebrations.
  1. All About Easter
  2. Good Friday
  3. Maundy Thursday
  4. Palm Sunday
  5. Ash Wednesday

All About Easter

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On Easter Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. Find practical and spiritual information about Easter, including calendar dates, celebration ideas, Bible verses, devotionals, and many more resources associated with the Easter holiday.

Good Friday

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Good Friday is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday. On this day Christians commemorate the passion, or suffering, and death on the cross of the Lord, Jesus Christ. Find practical and spiritual information about Good Friday, including inspirational articles, holiday customs, and many more resources associated with the Good Friday holiday.

Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday is observed during Holy Week on the Thursday before Easter. Also referred to as "Holy Thursday" or "Great Thursday" in some Christian denominations, Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus shared the Passover meal with his disciples on the night before he was crucified. Find practical and spiritual information about Maundy Thursday, including inspirational articles, holiday customs, and many more resources associated with the Maundy Thursday holiday.

Palm Sunday

Christians Waving Palm Branches on Palm Sunday

On Palm Sunday Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the week before his death and resurrection. Find practical and spiritual information about Palm Sunday, including an explanation of the holiday, Christian customs and dates for the Palm Sunday holiday.

Ash Wednesday

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In Western Christianity, Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of the season of Lent. Find practical and spiritual information about Ash Wednesday, including an explanation of the holiday, the observance of Lent, Christian customs, and more resources associated with the Ash Wednesday holiday.

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