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Easter Sunday is the feast day in the Christian calendar to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. We welcome all questions pertaining to the Easter Bunny too!

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Well the participants of the Easter rising did it to inspire others to take up arms for Irish independence even though the knew they wouldn't win. The Easter Rising was just one event in a much more complex time for Irish history, though it certainly was a significant event. It could not be said to …
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the struggle for Irish independence from Britain. there was a sizeable pacifist movement, content to follow the electoral road but a minority felt that an armed rebellion would have quicker and more positive results.
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One method would be to use pet waste cleaner.
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Short answer: Easter Sunday is the first Sunday after the first full moon after vernal equinox. Detailed Explanation: The calculation of Easter is complicated because it is linked to (an inaccurate version of) the Hebrew calendar. Jesus was crucified immediately before the Jewish Passover, which is …
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Easter is the name of the English Goddess of Light. Her annual Spring-time festival was ancient before the Christians appeared and caused the people, in the words of the Venerable Bede, to "celebrate the old feast in the spirit of a new solemnity." The Easter eggs, magical ones, in a grass-lined bas…
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It will fall on these dates: Western Easter Orthodox Pascha ------- -------- 4 April 2010 4 April 2010 24 April 2011 24 April 2011 8 April 2012 15 April 2012 31 March 2013 5 May 2013 20 April 2014 20 Ap…
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The Encyclop√¶dia Britannica comments: "There is no indication of the observance of the Easter festival in the New Testament, or in the writings of the apostolic Fathers. The sanctity of special times was an idea absent from the minds of the first Christians."---(1910), Vol. VIII, p. 828.The Catholi…
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Easter Sunday typically falls on a different date each year. Easter is always the first Sunday after or on the first full moon, after the Spring (vernal) Equinox in the Northern hemisphere and the Autumnal Equinox in the Southern hemisphere. The date is determined by a combination of events center…
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Easter is now a Christian and Catholic celebration of the of Jesus Christ's resurrection. But the roots and origins of Easter comes from the Pagan religion. Easter was named after the fertility Goddess' Eostre or Ostara.
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Easter is a pagan holiday that Christians adopted into their religion. The idea of an Easter egg hunt within this Holiday comes from the Goddess of fertility that the pagans had.Easter eggs were originally known as "isthar eggs" to celebrate His resurrection from the dead.Rabbits have lots of babies…
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In terms of Christianity. Easter started because Jesus came back to life on that day after dying on the cross two days before.  
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Good Friday and Jesus Our Lord Good Friday is the day commemorating Jesus Christ's death on the Cross, which is probably to be dated April 3, A.D. 33. In the liturgical calendar of the Western church, it is the Friday before Easter. The exact origins of the name are uncertain; some argue it stems fr…
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Answer A huge amount. The martyrs that died as a result boosted Sinn Fein's popularity (who were wrongly blamed) from almost nothing to a vast majority. Then in 1919 they created the Dail Eireann, Irelands own Republic government, a hand in the face of the British Crown. The Dail eventually becam…
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Easter is at the time of the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and it marks the beginning of Spring. The return of the sunlight and the warm and fertile Earth was celebrated in the ancient world. Like all Christian holy days and holidays, Easter was overlayed on the time of pre-Christian Spr…
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Catholics fast on Good Friday, and traditionally eat fish and not meat on Fridays during Lent. They used to be forbidden to eat meat every Friday, and depending upon their location and diocese, some still are. Good Friday is a fast day, where one goes without the usual luxuries as a form of penance,…
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The catholics belive that eating red meat on Friday is a sin or disgrace and so the only meat they can eat is fish, that is not poultry or red meat. The above doesn't address the history of this tradition, which has nothing to do with piety. See links
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Easter's DateEaster Sunday falls on a different date each year. Easter Sunday is always the first Sunday after the first full moon, after the spring Equinox.Go to your calendar, and find the first day of spring--then find the first full moon immediately following that. Easter will be the first Sunda…
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Everywhere they hunt the many-colored Easter eggs, brought by the Easter rabbit. This is not mere child's play, but the vestige of a fertility rite, the eggs and the rabbit both symbolizing fertility.The book The Two Babylons, by Alexander Hislop, had this to say: 'What means the term Easter itself?…
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Answer Easter is a Christian holiday that Croatians adapted into their religion.The idea of an Easter egg hunt within this Holiday comes from the worship of the Goddess of fertility that these pagans had. A mong Ukrainians there is a belief that the fate of the world depends upon pysanky. As long as…
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http://www.islamfortoday.com/backbiting01.htmBackbiting & Slander - an Islamic perspectiveAnd why did you not, when you heard it, say? "It is not right of us to speak of this: Glory to God, this is a most serious slander" (Quran 24:16)A commentary on one of the most destructive of major sinsIsla…
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Easter occurs on different dates each year. It is always on a Sunday, though. The time when Easter is celebrated differs because it has to do with that specific year. You have to check the calendar for the year you want to know. In Western Christianity the date of Easter is determined by using the…
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Answer Easter is the highest holy day of the Christian calendar and the most important religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. Christians believe that Jesus was resurrected from the dead three days after his crucifixion, and celebrate this resurrection on Easter Day or Easter Sunday, …
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Christmas is celebrated pretty much all around the world, just in different ways. Christians believe that Christmas is because of Christ being born.
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Answer I don't know if this is it or not, but years ago my wife's car did this. It ran fine the day before. It turn out to be the catalytic converter was clogged up. Try putting your hand near the exhaust pipe and see how much exhaust is coming out. Good luck. Answer Are you getting P0171 and…
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Holy Sacrifice of the Mass (On different feast days there are often other little rituals inside the Mass e.g. putting ash on the forehead on Ash Wednesday, palm leaves on Palm Sunday, blessing peoples throats on St. Blase's day, turning off all the lights then lighting the candles from the pascal c…
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Easter or Resurrection Sunday is the day Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus the Christ from the dead. Even before theologians explained the death of Jesus in terms of various atonement theories, the early church saw his resurrection as the central witness to a new act of God in history a…
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The Caribbean consists of many countries and islands, and a significant amount of the population is Catholic. Easter is celebrated throughout the Caribbean, much the same as in most other countries. In some Caribbean countries, both Good Friday and Easter Monday are holidays. Palm Sunday generally b…
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Easter is on a Sunday in Australia and on the same date each year as Easter in the rest of the world.  As the question is being answered in 2013, then this year it is on Sunday the 31st of March.
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Not all countries believe in God and Jesus, and therefore there is no Easter in certain countries.
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Many western countries incorporate the concept of Easter bunnies delivering Easter eggs. This tradition hails originally from Germany, so it is countries with Germanic/British roots which have this custom. It does not exist traditionally in the rest of the west, although, through children's televisi…
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He can be any color. 
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It is almost certain that the Easter Bunny possesses whatever magical abilities enable him to pass through solid surfaces or go up and down chimneys, just like Santa Claus/Father Christmas does.
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Yes, There Is Mail. Good Friday is not a national holiday so yes, the US Postal Service delivers mail. When is there no mail delivery in the US? See the Related Link for a list of days on which the United States Postal Service does not deliver mail.
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The first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the Vernal equinox
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Pysanky - Ukrainian Easter Eggs This is a wonderful ancient art form which uses wax and dyes to create beautiful, intricately decorated eggs. You can see the list of questions under the "Pysanky Egg Art" category, listed under Hobbies and Collectibles/Arts and Crafts, or visit the pages linked below…
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It was only a few years ago: 2007! My older brother's birthday was on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007. I save all my yearly calendars as my diaries.
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Many countries have traditions of painting, coloring or otherwise decorating eggs for Easter. This was a common pagan spring tradition, and has been incorporated into the christian traditions of many countries. Additionally, many non-christian countries have begun practicing the pagan trappings of …
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we saw the easter bunny and it is a male
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Easter egg safetyNever eat Easter eggs that have been out of the refrigerator for more than two hours. Also if you are going to eat them, make sure you do not hide them around places where animals deficate or any type of fertilizers. Eggs are very poreous and bacteria can seep in very easily.There i…
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God created all but the chocolate bunny God created all animals and birds fully mature & ready to reproduce - therefore, the chicken and rabbit came BEFORE any eggs or bunnies.
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Nothing, actually. People have been celebrating spring for as long as weather got cold in the winter, and food supplies dwindled. Birds usually lay their eggs in the spring, so eggs were a natural symbol for spring, rebirth, and new life. Rabbits are very fertile animals whose babies scampered abou…
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The English name, "Easter", and the German, "Ostern", derive from the name of Germanic Goddess of the Dawn (thus, of spring, as the dawn of the year) - called aster, astre, and ostre, in various dialects of Old English. In England, the annual festive time in her honor was in the "Month of Easter", e…
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Eating a Chocolate Easter Bunny Any - it really doesn't matter, though I personally eat the ears first.
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Easter starts when Jesus die for our sin
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The Easter Bunny The first officially recorded reference of the Easter bunny is in a German document from the 1500's as "Oschter Haws." Additional Comments: The Easter bunny is as real as you believe him to be. He is also just as real as Santa. I am sorry children but when Easter comes the paren…
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The Code of Canon Law of the Catholic Church states that the penitential days and times (such as Lent) in the universal Church are every Friday of the whole year and the season of Lent (Code of Canon Law 1250). In Code of Canon Law 1251 states that, abstinence from meat, or from some other food as d…
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Answer Good Friday has a couple of nicknames. They are: Holy Friday and Great Friday. It is a Christian Holiday. It is celebrated for the cemmomorates the crusification and the death of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on the Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday. People respect it by offering p…
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Ovo-vegetarians are vegetarians that eat eggs. Vegans do not eat eggs. If the objection is to the exploitation of animals, then eggs and dairy are generally excluded. This is the vegan philosophy. If the objection is to killing, then fertilized or possibly fertilized eggs would be excluded, but ot…
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we have Easter eggs because it symbolises new life
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In the contemporary Western Church, the liturgical color of the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday evening would be white (and, optionally, gold). White/Gold would also be the proper color if the Chrism Mass were offered earlier in the day. The offices (lauds, matins, midday prayers) during…
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You need to know how worn the bills are and what letter, if any, is next to the date. There's a price guide at the Related Link, below.
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Color has little to do with how fast eggs will dye. The speed of dyeing depends on the quality, strength, acidity and chemical composition of the dye. More concentrated dyes will dye faster. More chemically compatible dyes (acid rather than alkaline) will dye faster. In the past, eggs were …
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The exact same shape as a male one. You may be mistaking it for how some people see what gender their bird is by assuming that bird's with flatter heads or whatever are girls.
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Unfortunately, no, the Easter Bunny does not have an email address.
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The original answer of "none" is ignorant and misleading. Whatever your political views are the following can be considered as significant. 2001: Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 - Bush Tax Cuts Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists - Afghan War USA …
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i think 11-5 Its 10 till 6, i just phoned for myself lol
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The season of Easter lasts the 50 days (7 weeks) from Easter Sunday until Pentecost Sunday. Easter marks the end of Lent and is followed by Eastertide (or Easter Season) Easter Day is actually eight days long (known as the Easter Octave). In the Catholic Church each day of the octave is treated as i…
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Bunnies need a diet high in fibre to keep their digestive system going and to grind down their teeth. HAY is the biggest part of a rabbit's diet and the most important source of fibre (although many rabbits also like chewing on apple wood and willow twigs, and even plain cardboard, like the kind toi…
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It used to move around to a different site every year. Try the RCS website.
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A modern green-seal two dollar bill has a value of $2.00. Just ask for them at your local bank.
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mine was about 50-75 $ and i bought him when he was 5 months
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Yes they can. A vegetarian abstains from meats, and egg is not meat. A vegan, on the other hand, abstains from all animal products in his/her diet, which would include eggs.
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It fell on Sunday, March 25, 1959.Easter was not on March 25 in 1959. It was on March 29, 1959.
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It's open from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, closed Sundays.
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'The Prayers of the Faithful' is the same thing as 'The General Intercessions'. It is a part of the celebration of the Eucharist in Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican/Episcopal and many Methodist churches, and often occurring after the Creed before the Offertory. Often it follows a common structure,…
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The first "official" state celebration of the Fourth as recognized under resolve of a legislature occurred in Massachusetts in 1781. Boston was the first municipality (city/town) to officially designate July Fourth as a holiday, in 1783. Alexander Martin of North Carolina was the first governor to i…
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Easter Sunday fells on 23 March 2008 for the Western Christians (Catholics, Protestants).For the Eastern Orthodox Christians, Easter Sunday was on 27 April 2008.
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In 1985, Easter Sunday fell on April 7.
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Yes. it is one of the fundamental beliefs in Judaism. According to Jewish tradition, after the messiah comes God will resurrect part or all of the population. In addition, there have been cases where people have been resurrected.
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A vigil mass is a mass said on the day before a major feast day. Vigil masses are "waiting" masses, meaning that the approaching feast day is of such import that the Church desires the faithful to take a day to prepare themselves to celebrate it fully, with true hearts and clear dispositions. A vigi…
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Absolutely. Schools are even closed for the holiday.
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Easter eggs remind us of new life and that Jesus died on the cross for us and that he was resurrected
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by opening shutter only......
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The Easter bunny and the Easter eggs Both eggs and rabbits have to do with fertility. Spring festivals tend to be about fertility and rebirth. This is a tradition that is older than Christianity and was coopted by Christianity when it was becoming a popular religion. As a recent religion, Christiani…
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Because it brings out joy in everyone.
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Bottom line is that it is only as good as you make it. Personally, I have better things to do with my money than purchase remote learning tapes of martial arts, particularly when I have highly skilled teachers in my area.Effective? Until you have to use them in a fight, you'll never really know. I w…
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NO the mass would have to take place after 4pm to count for Sunday For non-Catholics, funerals and church services are entirely separate - so no matter what time a funeral is held, if you wish to spend time in worship, it is done outside of a funeral.Answer:Within the Catholic faith, Sunday mass is …
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Hindus do not celebrate Easter
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Getting approved to open a Licensed Avon Beauty Center (LABC) is a lengthy process. You have to first be an Avon representative in good standing and then be recommended by your district sales manager. One of the first steps before being approved is writing a business plan. Avon estimates start-up c…
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Easter Bunny No, the Easter bunny is a rabbit, not a human.
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Answer Yes, there is one. First go to the scene selection menu, then go all the way to the end of the list and click on the "Blink" heading. I bet you'll never guess what it is. Or if you're not using a computer, go to last page of scene selection and highlight the scene in the top right corner…
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they are sweet loving Creatures that require love and care !they look like a Guinea Pig but they have huge feet and ears! they can be fluffy,they can have sraight hair,curly hair and every thing! they are every color(except like crazy colors like purple or blue)!
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It is about 23$ in red seal.
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Mostly hay. Also leafy greans, fruits, vegetables, and twigs.
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326 (almost 1700 years ago)
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christmas.easter.
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Bueno/buena
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The word good in Spanish is "bueno" (masculine) or "buena" (feminine). For plurals (and for greetings), you would use buenos or buenas.
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its easy he looks at you a lot and he talks to you all the time and when he looks at you then when you look at him he looks away. P.S I will be sending more info later on.
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Good Friday is a Christian commemoration that has its origin over 2000 years ago, when Jesus Christ was crucified. It is closely tied to Easter and the Passover, when Christians celebrate the risen Christ's sacrifice for us. It began with Jesus Christ being wrongfully condemned by the Sanhedrin (Je…
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It appears that the word Easter originated from the word Eastre, a pagan goddess for which a celebration was held around the same time as the Christian Easter.Prior to 900AD, the name of a Goddess and her festival, relating to the East. Similar to German 'Ostern' and Old English 'Eastre'. The Goddes…
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