With millions of Christians worldwide preparing for one of the most important dates in the Christian calendar, many are still unaware of 'Easter Sunday's true meaning. You may be wondering, "what exactly happened on this day and why do we celebrate it?"
Occurring after Jesus' crucifixion and on the third day of his burial, 'Resurrection Sunday' or 'Easter Sunday' is the celebration of Jesus Christ being risen from the dead.
According to the New Testament in the Gospel of John, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and was told by an angel that Jesus had risen from where he had been placed since late Friday afternoon (Good Friday).
From brightly coloured decorated Easter eggs gifted as a symbol of new life to the ringing of Church bells, for centuries, millions of Christians celebrate Easter Sunday commemorating one of the most festive events worldwide - the day on which Jesus Christ is believed to have risen.
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