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  USCCB - (Liturgy) - The New Missale Romanum and the Easter Vigil
USCCB - (Liturgy) - The New Missale Romanum and the Easter Vigil
The New Missale Romanum and the Easter Vigil
Number 49 of the rubrics for the Easter Vigil notes that when there are many to be baptized, the priest may ask for the renewal of baptismal promises of all present immediately after the profession of faith made by those to be baptized, along with the godparents and parents.
www.usccb.org /liturgy/eastervigil.shtml   (2073 words)

 ireland.com / Focus / The 1916 Rising
This Easter Rising is, depending on one's point of view, the founding act of a democratic Irish State, a historic act of treachery, a mandate for any unelected group to take up arms in the name of the Irish Republic, a supreme expression of unselfish idealism.
One's view of this Easter Rising is determined very largely by one's view on other subjects: on the Northern Ireland conflict, on nationalism and socialism, on the awkward relationship between the terrorist and the freedom fighter.
Above all, we have tried to remember one thing: that before they were saints or sinners, heroes or villains, those involved were human beings animated, as we are, by hope and hatred, by humour and horror, by the desire to shape history and by the need to survive it.
www.ireland.com /focus/easterrising   (1533 words)

 Easter Proclamation Information
The Easter Proclamation, officially referred to as the Proclamation of the Republic, was a document issued by the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army during the Easter Rising in Ireland, which began on 24 April, 1916.
The proclamation was modelled on a similar independence proclamation issued during the 1803 rebellion by Irish rebel Robert Emmet.
Before reading the proclamation (to the bemusement and some derision from shoppers and passers-by), Pearse and other Republican leaders seized the GPO and made it their military headquarters, flying the new flag of the republic (see image below) from the flag-pole instead of the Union Jack.
www.bookrags.com /Easter_Proclamation   (1361 words)

 Easter Proclamation - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
In this supreme hour the Irish nation must, by its valour and discipline and by the readiness of its children to sacrifice themselves for the common good, prove itself worthy of the august destiny to which it is called.
All seven signatories of the proclamation were executed by the British military in the aftermath of the Rising, they being viewed as having committed military treason in wartime (ie, the First World War).
Dublin Gazette Proclamation of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Ivor Churchill, Baron Wimborne, on 9 May 1916 had proclaimed Dublin under martial law, with the statement that subsequent actions by the Dublin Castle administration would be taken in accordance with that declaration.
www.music.us /education/E/Easter-Proclamation.htm   (1430 words)

  Easter Proclamation information - Search.com
The Easter Proclamation, officially referred to as the Proclamation of the Republic, was a document issued by the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army during the Easter Rising in Ireland, which began on 24 April, 1916.
The proclamation was modelled on a similar independence proclamation issued during the 1803 rebellion by Irish rebel Robert Emmet.
Before reading the proclamation (to the bemusement and some derision from shoppers and passers-by), Pearse and other Republican leaders seized the GPO and made it their military headquarters, flying the new flag of the republic (a green flag with the words 'Irish Republic' emblazoned across it.
www.search.com /reference/Easter_Proclamation   (1423 words)

  Easter - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Easter   (5424 words)

 CalendarHome.com - Easter - Calendar Encyclopedia
Easter is the most important religious holiday of the Christian liturgical year, observed in March, April, or May to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, which Christians believe occurred after his death by crucifixion in AD 27-33 (see Good Friday).
A tradition said to have come out of the First Council of Nicaea states that the Christian Passover (i.e., Easter) was to be celebrated "not with the Jews," that the Jews' calculations (which often varied among themselves, as they were using multiple methods) were not to be followed in determining the date of Easter.
In the United States and Canada, the Easter holiday has been partially secularized, so that some North American families participate only in the attendant revelry, central to which is decorating Easter eggs on Saturday evening and hunting for them Sunday morning, by which time they have been mysteriously hidden all over the house and garden.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Easter.htm   (4554 words)

The Sundays of Easter can be a way of reinforcing both the extraordinariness of the moment of conversion (in the lives of the neophytes) and the ordinariness of the paschal mystery.
The fraction rite and communion processions during the Easter season might be heightened musically, as the image of "Lamb of God" carries the complexity of the paschal mystery in its simplicity.
The Easter proclamation is that our great hope is that the war is won even though the strife is not o'er.
homepage.mac.com /rorycooney/EasterC.htm   (1978 words)

Originally, the Christian Easter was a unitive celebration, but in the 4th century Good Friday became a separate commemoration of the death of Christ, and Easter was thereafter devoted exclusively to the resurrection.
According to the Venerable Bede, the name Easter is derived from the pagan spring festival of the Anglo- Saxon goddess Eostre, and many folk customs associated with Easter (for example, Easter eggs) are of pagan origin.
Easter is preceded by the period of preparation called Lent.
www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us /Easter/Easter.html   (820 words)

 Canadian Bible Society - Proclamation
A growing number of Canadian churches are discovering a new kind of event: Proclamation - The Word of the Lord.
Proclamation a group of churches gathering to read the Bible — aloud, in public, from beginning to end, with no doctrinal comment or commentary.
Most Proclamation readings take 10 days, often just before Easter.
www.biblesociety.ca /proclamation   (71 words)

 Easter T-shirts | Easter Passover Holiday Gifts | Sipsearch
Polka dot Easter eggs wrapped in a garland of flowers are the focus of this pretty spring design.
This hard-boiled colorful Easter egg is an exercise guru at heart and it has the muscles to prove it.
No Easter basket would be complete without these time-honored symbols that taught us to always eat the ears first.
www.sipsearch.com /easter   (1437 words)

 The Easter Rising by Collins and Kostick
A vivid and entertaining guide to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising.
Defying all the odds 1600 men, women and children went out on 24 April, Easter Monday, 1916 to fight for an independent Ireland.
The battle raged for six days and resulted in the destruction of many parts of Dublin city.
www.1916rising.com /obrien.html   (128 words)

 Easter Rising - 1916
During Easter Week he was in charge of the garrison in the South Dublin Union.
The words of the Proclamation which "Guarantee equal rights and equal opportunities to all citizens, civil and religious liberty" can be traced directly to the influence of Connolly.
In the 1916 Easter Rising he fought in Jacob’s factory, Bishop Street for which he was court-martialled, sentenced to death, and executed 4 May 1916.
www.rootsweb.com /~fianna/history/east1916.html   (7117 words)

 Celebrating the Risen Sun.
Easter is nothing else than Astarte, one of the titles of Beltis, the queen of heaven, whose name, as pronounced by the people of Ninevah, was evidently identical with that now in common use in this country.
The Easter Fire is lit on the top of mountains (Easter mountain, Osterberg) and must be kindled from new fire, drawn from wood by friction (nodfyr); this is a custom of pagan origin in vogue all over Europe, signifying the victory of spring over winter.
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.).
biblelight.net /easter.htm   (3107 words)

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It is a majestic proclamation of the Resurrection of Christ, a dramatic invitation to heaven and earth to join with the Church in joy and jubilation.
The solemn vigil of Easter, the first in origin and dignity, was obligatory for all the faithful from the very beginning, not only as the anniversary of the Resurrection, but also because the Parousia of Christ was expected to take place on the night of the Resurrection.
is the proclamation of the beginning of Easter and the invitation to celebrate the Paschal mysteries; therefore, it is in the form of a gospel.
www.ewtn.com /library/LITURGY/EXSULTET.TXT   (3702 words)

You'll find text and music under "Easter Sunday During the Night: The Easter Vigil, Part One: the Service of Light." After the new fire is blessed, after the towering new Easter candle has been set ablaze, after the assembly have lit their tapers and processed into the church, the exultet, or "Easter Proclamation," begins.
Easter is the most blessed of nights, the night of Passover, baptism, resurrection, and redemption.
The exultet is a whopper of a proclamation, and the early church wrapped it in a cloak of melodious chant, then entrusted it to the deacon, whose ministry added to its dignity.
www.paulturner.org /exultet.htm   (935 words)

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Last night in the Easter Vigil the deacon prepared the Paschal candle to be lighted in the Sunday assembly for the next fifty days—a reminder of the fifty days Jesus appeared to his disciples after his resurrection.
With time Easter’s profound proclamation that death doesn’t have the last word becomes more important to us as we lose a partner of forty or fifty years, or as we lose a partner of only five or ten years.
With time Easter’s proclamation that death doesn’t have the final word becomes more important to us especially when we suddenly find ourselves under a medical sentence of death.
my.execpc.com /~alexis/Easter2006.htm   (1436 words)

 Fidelity's Pledge | The-Tidings.com
Yet it is death that we celebrate at Easter, the death of the One who bore the weight of our sin and was brought to new life through the power of love.
At the heart of the Easter faith there is this conviction: Death is redemptive when we are with Jesus in his single-hearted love and service of God the Father and of our neighbor.
To proclaim that the Crucified One lives --- our Easter proclamation --- seems to many today "like nonsense." Because it is to stake our lives on the redemptive power of death, to affirm in the face of all contrary evidence, that death can bring life.
www.the-tidings.com /2004/0409/cardeaster.htm   (716 words)

 Cloister Corner: Easter 06
The significance of the historical fact of the resurrection of the Lord is not that it is a proof of faith, but that the empty tomb is a sign that faith brings new life.
He is here in the proclamation of the scripture for he is the very Word of God.
As the sun rises in the East to begin a new day, may this Easter, the celebration of the transformation of the world, bring us all a new commitment to living the death and life of Jesus in our own lives.
www.adorers.org /cloistereaster06.aspx   (543 words)

 Resources for the Celebration of Easter
Easter is the feast that celebrates the resurrection of Christ, and is one of the most holy days in the calendar of all Christian churches.
The Easter message is one of hope and victory over death, for it recalls that Christ rose from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion for the salvation of all.
As we begin the celebration of the Easter Season, there is much to gather from the Internet to arouse the spirit, inspire, and assist us in reflection and prayer.
www.ecatholicism.org /page.cfm?Web_ID=864   (475 words)

 frontline: the ira & sinn fein: readings: the proclamation of the irish republic | PBS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Easter Rising was an armed assault by Irish Republican rebels on the Dublin General Post Office and other parts of the city on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916.
Although it was unsuccessful, the Easter Rising is considered symbolic of the birth of the Republican movement, and the revolutionary philosophy underlying the Proclamation is mirrored in contemporary Republican ideology.
The original Proclamation was printed on broadside paper and passed out among the rebels; the commemorative version reproduced below was issued on the anniversary of the Rising.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/ira/readings/easter.html   (201 words)

 Easter at Our House (Spring)
Easter is really a feast of poverty-the poverty of knowing complete dependence on God and on one another.
Easter is a good day for a long stroll with the family, friends, and neighbors.
Easter dinner can be a very special one, without a lot of expense.
www.mhschool.com /benziger/ktg/menu/spring/easter.htm   (637 words)

 "THE GOSPEL ACCOUNTS OF JESUS’ RESURRECTION" - Text Version   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And this Easter celebration is the Church’s proclamation to call forth from you and from me a renewal of our faith in that mystery, a renewal of our faith, Christ is risen and so shall we.
But our proclamation is confirmed in the Scriptures, but confirmed by that continuous teaching authenticated in the apostolic tradition taking us back to Peter, to John, to Mark, to the apostles.
And so the Church in this holy season of Easter continues to proclaim with all her might in the Exsultet, in the proclamation of the Gospel, in all of the alleluias that echo throughout the Church, Christ is truly risen, alleluia.
www.diopitt.org /32qtext.htm   (2646 words)

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Full of biblical imagery centering around light/darkness, creation/new creation, death/life, and sin/redemption, the Easter Vigil proclaims the victory of our Passover Lamb over sin, death, and hell, pointing us to Holy Baptism as the means by which we are made partakers of His resurrection.
As the Easter Proclamation (Exultet) is sung, the candles in the chancel and the sanctuary are lighted with a flame from the paschal candle.
The Easter Proclamation calls on angel choirs to unite with all of creation in acclaiming the triumph of our King and Savior.
www.ctsfw.edu /academics/faculty/pless/EasterVigil.htm   (996 words)

 Modern Liturgy Inserts: Exsultet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Exsultet, or "the Easter proclamation," is one of those special treasures owned by our church family.
It was written to be sung by a deacon at the beginning of the Easter Vigil.
First the proclamation calls on the angels, the earth and the church to rejoice.
www.uga.edu /cc/archives/inserts/exsultet.htm   (408 words)

 Seasons of the Church Year: Lent and Easter
Just as the ancient period of fasting for new converts became a time of fasting and preparation for Easter for all Christians, so too, as the medieval discipline of public penitence fell out of use, Lent came to be regarded as a time for the entire church to receive ashes and undergo penitence.
Lent is the preparation for Easter, and Eastertide--seven weeks, a week of Sundays, longer than Lent!--is the joyous outpouring and exploration of the gift of "newness of life" (Romans 6).
Unlike Christmas, Easter is a "movable feast," which means that the day Easter is celebrated changes every year, according to the lunar calendar.
www.angelfire.com /ok2/ourlords/LentEaster.html   (2954 words)

 Zenit News Agency - The World Seen From Rome
The Easter proclamation joyfully resounds: Christ is risen!
He who "suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried," Jesus, the Son of God, born of the Virgin Mary, "rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures" (Creed).
This proclamation is the foundation of the hope of all mankind.
www.zenit.org /english/visualizza.phtml?sid=34502   (784 words)

 He is Risen! - Meditation - by Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We too, the men and women of the twenty-first century, are invited to be mindful of this victory of Christ over death, revealed to the women of Jerusalem and the Apostles, when they arrived hesitantly at the tomb.
It is a significant part of the journey of the pilgrims who, during this Year of the Great Jubilee, are entering through the Holy Door, and going away with renewed courage to build pathways of reconciliation with God and with their brothers and sisters.
At the heart of this Year of grace, may the proclamation of Christ's followers be heard more loudly and clearly, a joint proclamation, beyond all divisions, in ardent longing for full communion: "Scimus Christum surrexisse a mortuis vere".
www.godspy.com /meditations/He-is-Risen-Meditation-by-Pope-John-Paul-II.cfm   (817 words)

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