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In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  
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Pope's Easter Vigil Homily - "We Are Free"
Pope Benedict XVI - On the Easter Triduum -
" - an Easter homily by Melito of Sardis, bishop
www.livingwatercommunity.com /easter/easter.htm   (122 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Easter Monday
Easter, the Sunday of the Resurrection, Pascha, or Resurrection Day, is the most important religious feast of the Christian liturgical year, observed at some point between late March and late April each year (early April to early May in Eastern Christianity).
The Church adopted the observance into the Easter ceremonies, referring it to the fiery column in the desert and to the Resurrection of Christ; the new fire on Holy Saturday is drawn from flint, symbolizing the Resurrection of the Light of the World from the tomb closed by a stone (Missale Rom.).
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is celebrated as a holiday in some largely Christian cultures.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Easter-Monday   (2804 words)

  
  Easter Monday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is celebrated as a holiday in some largely Christian cultures.
Easter Monday on the Catholic liturgical calendar is the second day of the octave of Easter Week.
For Easter Monday in Hungary, perfume or perfumed-water is used.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Easter_Monday   (731 words)

  
 Easter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Easter depends on Passover not only for much of its symbolic meaning but also for its position in the calendar; the Last Supper shared by Jesus and his disciples before his crucifixion is generally thought of as a Passover seder, based on the chronology in the Synoptic Gospels.
Easter and the holidays that are related to it are moveable feasts, in that they do not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian or Julian calendars (which follow the motion of the sun and the seasons).
Pascha (Easter) is the primary act that fulfils the purpose of Christ's ministry on earth—to defeat death by dying and to purify and exalt humanity by voluntarily assuming and overcoming human frailty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Easter   (5406 words)

  
 Easter 2006 - The complete guide to the easter 2006
Easter 2006 is the time of springtime festivals, a time to welcome back the Tulips, the Crocuses and the Daffodils.
Easter and the holidays that are related to it are moveable feasts, in that they do not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian calendar (which follows the motion of the Sun and the seasons).
Eventually, all churches accepted the Alexandrian method of computing Easter, which set the northern hemisphere vernal equinox at 21 March (the actual equinox may fall one or two days earlier or later), and the date of the full moon was to be determined by using the Metonic cycle.
www.easter-2004.com   (483 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Easter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Easter is the holiest day in the Christian calendar, followed by Christmas and is recognized as a legal holiday in most countries with a significant Christian tradition, with the notable exception of the United States where Easter is only celebrated on Easter Sunday (and not also on Easter Monday).
Easter and the holidays that are related to it are moveable feasts, in that they do not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian calendar (which follows the motion of the Sun and the seasons).
In the United States, the Easter holiday has been secularized, such that the main holiday event for many Americans is the coloring of Easter eggs, followed on Easter Sunday by an Easter egg hunt, in which young children gather the eggs that have been hidden in their homes or yards.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Easter   (875 words)

  
 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Easter Monday celebrations | Dyngus Day Easter traditions customs origins
On Easter Monday, at around 5 a.m., the men creep through a neighbour’s window or chimney, often with the collusion of the male family head, into the rooms where the sleeping womenfolk are abruptly awakened by being doused with water.
Canute) was baptised on Easter Monday, 966, uniting all of Poland under the banner of Christianity, and in the first millennium, baptisms were celebrated exclusively during Eastertide, particularly on Holy Saturday and the Octave of Easter...
On Easter Monday (some sources say Easter Sunday) some six hundred so-called Biddenden cakes are traditionally distributed among parishioners who attend the afternoon services at the church, as well as some about hundred loaves of bread, each of three and a half pounds weight, and each accompanied by a pound and a half of cheese.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /eastmond.html   (2107 words)

  
 Easter / Polish Traditions - PolskiInternet.com
Easter observances in Poland actually begin on Ash Wednesday, when pussywillows called in polish "bazie" or "kotki" are cut and placed in the water.
The preparation for Easter begins with the six-week period of Lent, with its traditions of Stations of the Cross and the Bitter Lamentations devotion which traces the Passion and Crucifixion of Christ and lead-in with the hymn of "Gorzkie żale przybywajcie", which means; Come to us, bitter lementations.
Polish Easter Soup called Zurek or White Barscz is often served at the Easter meal, garnished with the hard-boiled eggs and sausage.
www.polskiinternet.com /english/info/easter.html   (1004 words)

  
 Easter Monday Webpage - Easter Monday Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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Easter monday is the first race of the season.
www.easter-ideas-online.info /easter-monday.html   (1131 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Easter
Easter Day; ideal, like the relation between type and reality, because Christ's death and Resurrection had its figures and types in the Old Law, particularly in the paschal lamb, which was eaten towards evening of the 14th of Nisan.
Easter with the Jews were called Quartodecimans (14 Nisan) and were excluded from the Church.
Easter Monday the women had a right to strike their husbands, on Tuesday the men struck their wives, as in December the servants scolded their masters.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05224d.htm   (3414 words)

  
 When is Easter 2006
Easter Sunday is the date of the annual celebration of Christ's resurrection.
The dates for Orthodox Easter Sunday shown above are for the Gregorian calendar equivalent, i.e.
In some years the Orthodox Easter Sunday occurs on the same day as the Western Easter Sunday.
www.easter-2004.com /when-is-easter-2006   (130 words)

  
 Easter Monday
Easter Monday is a Christian holiday celebrated in various parts of the world on the day after Easter.
In Ireland, Easter Monday was a holy day where the faithful would go to mass, however, the rest of the day was spent going to market, eating, drinking, dancing and having fun.
Easter Monday Blues (Sarah E. Hinlicky: Boundless.org): An article in which the author tells of their spiritual journey back to their ancestoral homeland Slovakia during the Easter and Easter Monday celebrations.
www.holidayspotplus.com /holiday_int_canadian_eastermon.htm   (1155 words)

  
 ★ Easter Monday Holiday Apr 09 2007 in Canada
Easter Monday is listed in the Canada Labour Code as a Easter Monday Holiday and is celebrated as a statutory holiday in most parts of Canada, except for British Columbia.
People would add fragrant oil or perfume to the Easter Monday water that they brought home from church, and then use this water to sprinkle and bless their food, pets, gardens, and homes.
On Easter Monday morning, men would wake their wives with a spritz of the perfumed Easter water as they whispered, "May you never wither." On Easter Tuesday, women would return the favor as they awakened their husbands with a bucketful of the scented water!
www.canada-city.ca /holiday.php?day=7   (171 words)

  
 Why Do We Celebrate Easter Monday News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Easter is the time of springtime festivals, a time to welcome back the tulips, the crocuses and the daffodils.
The entire time from easter to pentecost celebrates the resurrection alone to the exclusion of all feasts of the saints.
Religious observances aside, the principal component of Easter, so far as the Derbyshire household is concerned, is a picnic at Caumsett State Park.
www.easter-ideas-online.info /why-do-we-celebrate-easter-monday.html   (1123 words)

  
 Ukraine and Ukrainian Easter at BRAMA
During the night before Easter or sometimes even on Thursday and Friday, men and boys lit bonfires near the woods, on hills, by the water, in cemeteries or near the church.
The most honored Easter bread was the paska and the preparation and baking of paska was considered one of the most important tasks of the year.
Easter egg, pysanka, decorating is one of the most interesting expressions of Ukrainian folk art.
www.brama.com /art/easter.html   (2888 words)

  
 Greek Orthodox Easter Traditions & Recipes
Easter time, from the carnivals that come before the Lenten fast through Holy Week and the celebrations of Easter, is a special season in Greece.
Since the date of the Greek Orthodox Easter is based on a modified Julian calendar and the Western world uses the Gregorian calendar, the festivities do not usually occur at the same time as other Christian Easter celebrations.
Easter Monday is a much more relaxed day when everyone gets ready to return to work and school.
www.chiff.com /a/easter-greece.htm   (1028 words)

  
 Hell's Kitchen: Dublin, Easter Monday, April 24, 1916
On April 24, 1916, Easter Monday, 1,700 men, and not a few women, set out from their homes, businesses, and farms "to take what (the British) would not give," in the words of Patrick Pearse, that is, control of Ireland to the Irish people.
Read our story of the Easter Rising: Dublin, Easter Monday, 1916: 1,700 Take On the British Empire and follow the events of that eventful week on our Dates page.
Easter Monday: Irish Volunteer units and the Irish Citizen Army, led by Patrick Pearse and James Connolly, began their famous Easter rising, seizing the General Post Office (GPO) and several other key locations around Dublin.
www.thewildgeese.com /blogs/2006/04/dublin-easter-monday-april-24-1916.html   (771 words)

  
 Easter Monday Gift Ideas at GiftIdeasPlus.com
Easter Monday is a Christian holiday celebrated in various parts of the world on the day after Easter.
In Ireland, Easter Monday was a holy day where the faithful would go to mass, however, the rest of the day was spent going to market, eating, drinking, dancing and having fun.
Easter Monday Blues (Sarah E. Hinlicky: Boundless.org): An article in which the author tells of their spiritual journey back to their ancestoral homeland Slovakia during the Easter and Easter Monday celebrations.
www.giftideasplus.com /holiday_int_canadian_eastermon.htm   (1197 words)

  
 Easter Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
To find the date of Easter Day in any year enter the year and press
By default, for years after 1752, Easter is calculated according to the rules of the Gregorian Calendar, introduced in 1582, and adopted in England in September 1752.
An earlier version which just provided the date of Easter was implemented using this fragment of C.
www.ely.anglican.org /cgi-bin/easter   (123 words)

  
 Krakow Info - Easter
Easter Sunday traditionally remains quiet and confined to the family and the church.
Easter Monday is a public holiday in Poland, customarily devoted to amusement and socializing.
Profusion of social gatherings around Easter, from formal banquets to wild parties, with the common theme of egg-sharing and well-wishing is relatively new feature of Krakow’s Easter festival.
www.krakow-info.com /easter.htm   (551 words)

  
 Easter Celebrations Around The World
Then again, there's this Easter game in Poland, which is played by young boys and girls on the Easter Monday.
But it is a custom that only after eating a morsel of the Holy Easter egg given by the father, can they sit down for their first meal of the Easter festival.
The pomp and splendor of Easter that you might spot here is hard to find in any other part of the world.
www.123greetings.com /events/easter/info/celebrations.html   (657 words)

  
 Easter Trivia
It is always held on the Monday after Easter, on the South Lawn of the White House.
The Easter rabbit, a symbol of fertility, and in colored Easter eggs, originally painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring, and used in Easter egg rolling contests or given as gifts.
Easter Monday egg rolling, a custom of European origin, has become a tradition on the lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. During the Octave of Easter in early Christian times, the newly baptized wore white garments, white being the liturgical color of Easter and signifying light, purity, and joy.
www.inlightimes.com /archives/2003/04/easter-trivia.htm   (863 words)

  
 Easter
Easter is not as big a holiday as in the United States.
One fantastic craft that is a specialty of Easter Europe, is to hand paint hollow eggs.
The Monday after Easter is an official holiday and is the “secular” part of Easter.
mtwczech.org /Easter.htm   (415 words)

  
 Regina Caeli - Easter Monday, 12 April 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In the Easter Season, the traditional prayer of the Angelus is replaced by the hymn of the Regina Caeli that expresses Mary's joy at the Resurrection of her divine Son.
Dear brothers and sisters, on this Easter Monday, an extension of Easter Day, may each one of us pause by the empty tomb to meditate on the supreme miracle of Christ's Resurrection.
May she be our teacher and guide in the faith; may she support us in moments of doubt and temptation; may she obtain for us that inner peace which no one can disturb, because it is rooted in the certainty that Christ is truly risen.
www.vatican.va /holy_father/john_paul_ii/angelus/2004/documents/hf_jp-ii_reg_20040412_easter-monday_en.html   (314 words)

  
 Not Your Normal Pagan Fertility Ritual: Easter Monday In Mikulov, The Czech Republic ~ by Matthew Gregory
Not Your Normal Pagan Fertility Ritual: Easter Monday In Mikulov, The Czech Republic ~ by Matthew Gregory
Easter Monday In Mikulov, The Czech Republic ~ by Matthew Gregory
On Easter Monday, boys and men go around to local girls and women and whip/beat/spank them until they give them decorated eggs.
www.escapeartist.com /efam/69/Travels_To_The_Czech_Republic.html   (2036 words)

  
 whyeaster?com -- Customs -- Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a national holiday in many countries.
In Hungary, Easter Monday is called Ducking Monday.
In medieval England, people would not work on Easter Monday or the Tuesday either and it was called 'Hocktide'.
www.whyeaster.com /customs/monday.shtml   (162 words)

  
 Pope skips Easter Monday blessing
Easter Monday, a holiday in Italy, is also known as the “Angel's Monday,” and in this day the Pope used to lead the Easter Marian prayer "Regina Caeli" (Queen of Heaven.)
The most enthusiastic waited for three hours, until it was evident that, for the first time in his pontificate, the Holy Father would miss his Easter Monday appearance.
During Easter Vigil Cardinal Ratzinger calls on Christians to have the courage to defend the faith
www.catholicnewsagency.com /new.php?n=3457   (376 words)

  
 A Strange Easter Habit
Easter is really one of the most important feasts in the Czech Republic.
Easter Monday is the only day during the year when boys and men can competently „beat“ every girls and women they know.
Easter Monday is also a „Golden Day“ for the police of course.
www.eat-online.net /english/habits/easter/strange_easter_habit.htm   (680 words)

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