April article

The origin of Easter 

 

      Have you ever just been an easter egg with your family, then you suddenly start to wonder what truly is this amazing holiday’s origin, and how this holiday became an associated Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, that takes place three days after Jesus’s death.

 

Despite its significance as a Christian holy day, many of the traditions and symbols that play a key role in Easter observances actually have roots in pagan celebrations.

 

“  Easter takes its name from a pagan goddess from Anglo-Saxon England “

 

One interesting fact about Easter is that “there is more than 1.5 million Cadbury crème eggs are produced every day” 

 

Another interesting fact about Easter is that the Easter bunny legend  began in Germany.