Easter History of Easter Easter will be here in 4 weeks – the last Sunday of March. Why does Easter fall on different dates every year? The date of Easter is determined by the Ecclesiastical Full Moon table. The table was able to be established because astronomers could determine approximate dates of future full moons. Therefore, in Western Christianity the date of Easter is the first Sunday after the Paschal (Passover) Full Moon which is the first Eccleasistical Full Moon after March 20. The death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ happened after the Jewish Passover, so the early believers of the Asia Minor church wantedRead More →

Easter 2014 came and went, but the fond memories of family gathering together for church, Easter picnics, Easter egg hunts, and pictures linger. Pretty outfits and colorful baskets add to the fun of making this holiday special with children and grandchildren. Spending last Sunday with my daughter and little toddler granddaughter made my memory-making Easter one of the best! The funniest story I’ve heard about this Easter was about one boiled egg that is still hidden. What makes it funny is that one of my sweet family members let her granddaughter help her hide some eggs inside the house. Not the plastic ones but real, boiledRead More →