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Eggs signify new life, which Jesus Christ gave us in the resurrection, allowing us to have eternal life after death with him in heaven. Thus the eggs signify new life, this was its original beginning. It has become secularized, but it still has a Christian foundation.


The egg was used by ancient people well before it was used by the Catholic church for Easter. The church took the pagen holiday of Estor and made it into a christian religious celebration. The egg has always been seen as new life to ancient people.
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