FAQ of Happy Easter 2022 – 2023
Why is Easter called Easter?
The name of the holiday as ‘Easter’ is believed to have originated in England from the name of a goddess, Istre, who was celebrated at the beginning of spring before the time of Christ.
What does the word Easter mean?
Another theory suggests that the word ‘Easter’ is derived from the German word ‘East’, which also means dawn.
What is Happy Easter and why is it celebrated?
Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
What is the true meaning of Easter?
To commemorate the resurrection of Jesus, Easter also celebrates the defeat of death and the hope of salvation. Christian tradition holds that humanity’s sins were paid for by the death of Jesus and that his resurrection represents the anticipation that believers may have in their resurrection.
Why do we have eggs on Easter?
Eggs represent new life and rebirth, and it is believed that this ancient custom became a part of Easter celebrations. In medieval times, eating eggs was forbidden during Lent (40 days before Easter), so on Easter Sunday, eating eggs was a real treat!
Why do we celebrate Easter with a bunny?
According to some sources, the Easter Bunny first arrived in America in the 1700s with German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania and called their egg-laying tradition “Osterheis” or “Oshter Hodge”. Their young built a nest in which this creature could lay its colorful eggs.