Religious Easter 2016

Easter has always been a time for celebration for every Christian. This festival involves different types of religious activities and a few activities are unique as per every countries custom and tradition. Religious Easter is celebrated in many countries especially among orthodox Christians. Religious believers from these countries consider Easter to be a time of prayers and other activities related to the occasion.

Religious Easter

There are many ways to celebrate Easter. Many people hold religious Easter activities that involve coloring different symbols related to Easter. These symbols include bread and the wine chalice, the buddle cross, the Celtic cross, Passion cross, Holy Communion, hope and faith, hot cross bun, Easter lily, Palm Sunday and Jesus carrying the Cross.

All the above symbols depict Easter and small kids enjoy coloring these symbols. Religious Easter also involves reading Easter stories, hymns and songs.

A Few Popular Easter Quotes are

“He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come; see the place where the Lord lay.” Matthew 28:6

“And he departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and there find Him. For He departed, and behold, He is here” St. Augustine

“Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless.” Charles M. Crowe

“Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness” Floyd W. Tomkins

Easter Bulletin

  1. “Now let the heavens be joyful,
    Let earth her song begin:
    Let the round world keep triumph,
    And all that is therein;
    Invisible and visible,
    Their notes let all things blend,
    For Christ the Lord is risen
    Our joy that hath no end."
  2. By John of Damascus

  3. "In the bonds of Death He lay
    Who for our offence was slain;
    But the Lord is risen to-day,
    Christ hath brought us life again,
    Wherefore let us all rejoice,
    Singing loud, with cheerful voice,
    Hallelujah!" By Martin Luther

The above bulletins are read out during a special religious Easter mass. On Holy Saturday people go for the mid night service. They take a basket full of flowers, bread and salt to be blessed by the priest during the service. During the special religious service, people read out a few bulletins.

Religious Easter Day

On this day kids also involve themselves in making crafts that are related to the Holy Bible. A few crafts from the religious Easter day include “He’s Risen “Cross, Last Supper bible craft and Jelly bean prayer cross, etc. With these children are able to relate to Easter in a more religious way.

Religious Easter day is also a day to celebrate with friends and family members. Preparing a traditional meal which includes lamb roast and Simnel cake and hot cross buns are a must in an Easter lunch or dinner. On this day the entire family prays together before starting the feast.

All the above include activities that kids and adults like to have on Easter. These activities may differ according to a country’s customs.