week+before+Easter

  • 1 Easter Week — or Bright Week is the period of seven days from Easter Sunday through the Saturday following.Western ChurchIn the Latin Rite of Roman Catholicism, Anglican and other Western churches, Easter Week is the week beginning with the Christian feast of… …

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  • 2 Easter — This article is about the Christian Festival. For secular uses, see Easter customs and Ēostre. For other uses, see Easter (disambiguation). Easter Resurrected Jesus and Mary Magdalene, by Antonio da Correggio, 1543 …

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  • 3 Easter — • Includes information on the feast and customs Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Easter     Easter     † …

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  • 4 Easter Eve — or Easter Even, the day before Easter Sunday; Holy Saturday: »Part of special Holy Week rites that are steeped in traditions fifteen centuries old, the liturgy of Easter Even opened with the Blessing of the New Fire (New York Times) …

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  • 5 Easter Vigil — The Easter Vigil, also called the Paschal Vigil or the Great Vigil of Easter, is a service held in many Christian churches as the first official celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus. Historically, it is during this service that people… …

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  • 6 Easter — /ee steuhr/, n. 1. an annual Christian festival in commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, observed on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox, as calculated according to tables based in Western churches on… …

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  • 7 Easter bonnet — An Easter Bonnet An Easter Bonnet represents the tail end of a tradition of wearing new clothes at Easter,[1] in harmony with the renewal of the year and the promise of spiritual renewal and redemption. The Easter bonnet was fixed in popular… …

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  • 8 Easter egg (media) — Ex …

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  • 9 Easter parade — For other uses, see Easter parade (disambiguation). Participants in New York City s 2007 Easter parade The Easter parade is an American cultural event consisting of a festive strolling procession on Easter Sunday. Typically, it is a somewhat… …

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  • 10 easter even — noun Usage: usually capitalized both Es Etymology: Middle English ester even, from ester Easter + even eve more at even (eve) : the 24 hour period preceding Easter * * * Easter Eve …

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  • 11 Easter Saturday — or Bright Saturday is the Saturday after the Christian festival of Easter, also called Saturday in Easter week. Holy Saturday is often incorrectly called Easter Saturday. Confusion is probably caused because they are both a week apart. In… …

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  • 12 Easter Triduum — Easter Triduum, Holy Triduum, or Paschal Triduum is a term used by some Christian churches, particularly the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran Church, and many Anglicans, to denote, collectively, the three days from the evening of Holy Thursday …

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  • 13 Easter Controversy — • The dispute regarding the proper time of observing Easter Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Easter Controversy     Easter Controversy      …

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  • 14 Easter egg — Easter eggs are specially decorated eggs given to celebrate the Easter holiday or springtime. The oldest tradition is to use dyed or painted chicken eggs, but a modern custom is to substitute chocolate eggs, or plastic eggs filled with… …

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  • 15 Easter Rising — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Easter Rising partof=the movement towards Irish independence caption=Proclamation of the Republic, Easter 1916 date=April 24 to April 30, 1916 place=Dublin small action in Ashbourne skirmishes in counties Galway …

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  • 16 Easter Monday — Two boys enjoy treats during the annual Easter egg roll at the White House lawn on Easter Monday, 1911 …

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  • 17 Easter Island — For the album by Kris Kristofferson, see Easter Island (album). Rapa Nui redirects here. For other uses, see Rapa Nui (disambiguation). Coordinates: 27°7′S 109°22′W /  …

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  • 18 Easter Offensive — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Easter Offensive partof=the Vietnam War caption=PAVN 130 mm artillery battery goes into action on the Kontum front date= 30 March 22 October 1972 place=Republic of Vietnam result=Limited North Vietnamese victory …

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  • 19 week — noun Etymology: Middle English weke, from Old English wicu, wucu; akin to Old High German wehha week and perhaps to Latin vicis change, alternation, Old High German wehsal exchange Date: before 12th century 1. a. any of a series of 7 day cycles… …

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  • 20 Holy Week — week before Easter (Christian holiday) …

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