History of Easter: Why Bunnies and Eggs?

The most joyous of Christian festivals and one of the first celebrated by Christians across the Roman Empire commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is set on the first Sunday after the full moon following the vernal equinox.

Meaning of the word Easter

There are several theories about where we got the word Easter.

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Bill Petro

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