Category Archives: Easter & Lent

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The Great Surprise: Surprising Bible Booklet (10-Pack)

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At Puy in France, from time immemorial to the tenth century, it was customary, when at the first psalm of Matins a canon was absent from the choir, for some of the canons and vicars, taking with them the processional cross and the holy water, to go to the house of the absentee, sing the "Haec Dies", sprinkle him with water, if he was still in bed, and lead him to the church. It is also a great way to rejoice the onset of spring, after cold and chilly winters.
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Make Way! Images Palm Sunday Bulletin (Pkg of 50)

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Its origin is not known exactly, but as practiced today goes back to the seventh century. Notice the prayer blessing of Pope Paul V, about 1610, on Easter eggs, which, in English, reads thus: "Bless, O Lord! we beseech thee, this thy creature of eggs, that it may become a wholesome sustenance to thy faithful servants, eating it in thankfulness to thee on account of the resurrection of the Lord." (Easter Eggs.
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Let Justice Roll Down: A Worship Resource for Lent, Holy

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The cross was also meant to represent the moon and its four quarters. The tradition allegedly is derived from ancient Anglo-Saxons who baked small wheat cakes in honor of the springtime goddess, Eostre. Tell us... "We have fantastic deals, here you can see some of them. I’m sorry, but I cannot troubleshoot your printer problems with you- thank you for understanding. Like Adonis, Attis came to be worshiped as a god of vegetation, responsible for the death and rebirth of plant life. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, 1992, p.333) "The white rabbit of Easter, beloved of small Americans, comes hopping down to us from eras when the sun and the moon were gods to men." (Marguerite Ickis, The Book of Religious Holidays and Celebrations, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1966, p.133) "The custom of a sunrise service on Easter Sunday can be traced to ancient spring festivals that celebrated the rising sun." (The New Book of Knowledge, Danbury: Grolier, 1981, p.41) "Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations than these.
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Watching the Disciples: Learning from Their Mistakes: A

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It was not unusual for the village jokesters to disassemble somebody's wagon and reassemble it on the roof of a house. We currently have public holidays for 2016 and 2017 listed. In addition to sacrificing something, include something special in your Lenten routine. Children take palm leaves with them and seek the blessings of the priests. Families and friends gather to celebrate by visiting temples, sprinkling water on Buddha images in reverence, and sprinkling water on each other's hands as an act of wishing good luck.
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God For Us Reader's Edition: Rediscovering the Meaning of

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It is believed that it was in Alsace and the Upper Rhineland (both then in the Holy Roman Empire) that that the hare was first connected with Easter. Is the source of your religious beliefs the Bible—or some other authority? The other customs of Lent include increased commitment to prayer, particularly repentance, and almsgiving. Easter occurs a month BEFORE the actual, historic resurrection day about 20% of the time. It is admitted by all that these days are without Bible authority, but are based solely on human doctrine and tradition.
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Day By Day Through Lent: Reflections, Prayers, Practices

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Place bold flowers like grape hyacinth, tulips and fuchsia phlox in an equally bold ceramic urn to make a powerful statement. An Easter Egg is the most popular Easter symbol. In Rethymnon, Crete the Sultana Raisin Festival is held. The First Council of Nicaea was an ecumenical council which met in 325 A. This calendar contains a list of UK holidays. (From Apple.) This is a list of lesser known holidays. But Dad would often surprise us, producing some ability or depth that we hadn’t imagined.
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Behold His Cross: Lent (Scriptures for the Church Seasons)

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Children are told that the bells have flown away to Rome and that they will return on Easter Morning with gifts such as Easter eggs, hollow chocolate eggs, and chocolate Easter bunnies. Fasting involves having during the day only one proper meal with up to two "collations", [49] light meatless meals sufficient to maintain strength but not adding up to the equivalent of a full meal. [50] In principle, abstinence is to be observed on Ash Wednesday and on every Friday of the year that is not a solemnity (a liturgical feast day of the highest rank); but in each country the episcopal conference can determine the form it is to take, perhaps replacing abstinence with other forms of penance. [51] [52] [53] Present canonical legislation on these matters follows the 1966 Apostolic Constitution of Pope Paul VI, Paenitemini, in which he recommended that fasting be appropriate to the local economic situation and that all Catholics voluntarily fast and abstain.
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A Lent Sourcebook: The Forty Days (Book Two: Tuesday of the

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The pasos typically carry representations of the Crucifixion or other events in the Holy Week story. la Resurrección — the Resurrection. la rosca de Pascua — a ring-shaped cake that is part of the Easter celebration in some areas, especially Argentina. el Sábado de Gloria — Holy Saturday, the day before Easter. HISTORY OF ETHIOPIAN NEW YEAR: WHAT IS ENKUTATASH? They also need to know about Jesus' resurrection three days later. There is a very high attendance at churches across the world on Easter Sunday.
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Have You Met Jesus?

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Perhaps I should add that before Irenaeus wrote the above, Bishop Polycarp of Smyrna publicly condemned and stood up against Valentinus. Notice what the prophet Jeremiah wrote: �Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: but let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD which exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD� (9:23-24).
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Restored: Finding Redemption in Our Mess (Restored series)

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To do so is to act against a great number of Scriptures in which God uses the strongest possible language to forbid it. YEHOVAH says: "...what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?... One additional February 29 date will need to be removed in about 4140 A. This is a description of an ancient Babylonian family—2,000 years before Christ—honoring the resurrection of their god, Tammuz, who was brought back from the underworld by his mother/wife, Ishtar (after whom the festival was named).
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