- 2019-04-21 00:00:00
- 2019-04-21 23:59:59
Easter Sunday or Easter Day is the most important day of the year for Christians. It is when they celebrate that three days after being killed Jesus rose from the dead and defeated evil forever. The Easter Day is the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the March equinox. Churches are filled with flowers on Easter Day, these represent new life. Priests wear their brightest robes in celebration. Easter Day is the end of Lent and means the end of some people's fasting.
In Italy the Pope holds a very large Mass in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican City.
Easter Eggs are normally given out on Easter Day. Many people celebrate Easter Sunday by decorating, exchanging or searching for eggs. Many children believe that the Easter bunny comes to their house or garden to hide eggs.