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of Easter

Easter 2012 Dates

Easter is the springtime holiday marking the rebirth of Jesus and the renewal of the Christian faith.

It is a blessed time for the faithful to celebrate the life, death and resurrection of the Savior... and a magical time for children to enjoy chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks and jellybean-filled Easter eggs.

Here for your entertainment are stories and trivia, craft projects and games, recipes and so much more.

Easter will be celebrated on April 8th, 2012. Greek/Orthodox Easter will also be celebrated on Sunday, April 15, 2012.

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Write a Letter to the Easter Bunny
Send your own personal message to the Easter Bunny from our website. We'll make sure that the Easter Bunny gets back to you in time for Easter.
Did You Know Easter?
Facts & Figures About the Holiday of Easter
The Story of Easter
Explore the Story behind the Festive Celebration of Easter.
Christianity and The Origins of Easter
The story of Easter is one of persecution and rebirth, making it the central experience of the Christian belief system.
The Lenten Season
Lent refers to the forty-day period leading up to the holiday of Easter. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends the Saturday before Easter Sunday.
Easter in the Holy Land
Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world converge on the Old City of Jerusalem to celebrate the Holy Week of Easter at the biblical site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection.
Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday celebrates the triumphant entry of Jesus as the Messianic King in Jerusalem.
Good Friday
Good Friday is a day of fasting, prayer and repentance and commemorates the death of Christ.
The Great Easter Date Debate
Universally celebrated by Christians around the world - how and even when Easter is celebrated varies greatly.
Greek Orthodox Easter Customs
In Greece, the actual Easter festival begins several days before Easter...
Russian Orthodox Easter Customs
Easter is the predominant springtime feast celebrated by the Russian Orthodox...
Why Easter Eggs?
The symbol of Easter!
What's the story behind the colors.
Easter Bunny & Colored Easter Eggs
Just as Santa Claus represents Christmas, a hopping bunny with a basket full of colorful eggs is the quintessential image of Easter.
Easter Bunnies & Chocolate Rabbits
What's the story behind our fuzzy little friends.
Carrot Patch
Visit our carrot patch and find out who is eating all the carrots.
Easter Egg Games
Eggs play an important part in Easter sports.
Hosting the Perfect Easter Egg Hunt
Perhaps above all, Easter is the time for the neighborhood Easter egg hunt
The Easter Lily
With all the different flowers available in the spring garden, it is this beautiful, white flower, that has come to symbolize the spiritual values of Easter.
Make Your Own Easter Baskets
By making your own baskets at home, you can save money and create a truly personal gift without all the messy filler.
Easter Peeps: Tasty Marshmallowy Goodness
Are you a Peeps fan? Have you ever been curious about Peeps history? Where they came from and how they developed into the ultimate Easter treat?
When is Easter?
And Ash Wedsnesday, and Good Friday? Western and Orthodox Easter dates. Use our Easter Calculator to find the date for Easter anytime in the future
Easter Kids
Some crafts done by kids that celebrate the holiday of Easter.

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Easter Blog Postings
Check out the latest articles and postings about Easter from our holiday blog site - Holiday Rap
(April 25) Today we?re celebrating . . . Smigus Dyngus / Dyngus Day / Wet Monday / Easter Monday
Did You Know? Countdown to Easter (04/24)
(April 24) Today we?re celebrating . . . Easter Sunday
Did You Know? Countdown to Easter (04/23)
(April 23) Today we?re celebrating . . . Easter Even
Did You Know? Countdown to Easter (04/22)
Did You Know? Countdown to Easter (04/21)
Did You Know? Countdown to Easter (04/20)
Holiday Invite: Easter on the Net
Did You Know? Countdown to Easter (04/19)
Easter Crafts
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Easter Coloring Pictures
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Easter Recipes
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Easter eGreeting Cards
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