Published: Fri, April 21, 2017
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

Christians nationwide celebrate Easter Sunday

Christians nationwide celebrate Easter Sunday

Sunday millions of Christians around the world are celebrating Easter, as they commemorate the day worshippers believe Jesus was resurrected almost 2,000 years ago.

The date of Easter is always the first Sunday after the full moon following a spring equinox.

According to him, it is important for Christians to understand the significance of the celebration by appreciating central theme of sacrifice, death on the cross and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This year, Easter is on Sunday, April 16.

The festival of Easter celebrates Christ's resurrection.

Easter celebrations are preceded by the 40 days of Lent, a time of abstinence and penance. All that Jesus had told them was now coming back to them and was making sense to them. all was being fulfilled as Jesus had said.

Christians attend mass in church for Easter Sunday, to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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"Easter is a happy occasion and entire family celebrates it together". This means that we have to dedicate ourselves in service to Mother Ghana.

The Syro Malabar Church Archbishop Cardinal Mar George Alencherry led the special Easter prayers and services at the St Mary's Basilica, the headquarters of Syro Malabar Catholic Church, in Kochi.

Egg hunting, the Easter Bunny, and Easter parades are also followed by Christians or even non-Christians.

"A very Happy Easter Sunday to all Malaysian Christians celebrating at home or overseas", he said in expressing his good wishes to those celebrating Easter.

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President Rev. Samson Ayokunle has assured Nigerians that the power of resurrection will end the menace of corruption and recession.

Jean Shanley is retired from The Meadville Tribune where she was communities and society editor. And that's what Easter does - gently or powerfully - that Jesus died on the cross not because God wasn't in control, but because He was - and still is.

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