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THE HOLY EASTER

THE HOLY EASTER

On Sunday 21 April 2019, Holy Easter will be celebrated, the most important festival of the liturgical year, whose meaning is expressed in the words of the angel who spoke to the women in front of the tomb: “Fear not ye; for I know that ye seek Jesus, who hath been...
The history of Easter

The history of Easter

Easter is the most important Christian festival, being the one with the highest degree of solemnity. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which happened on the third day after his crucifixion. The date Easter falls upon, unlike that of Christmas for...