Easter Day


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Noun1.Easter Day - the day (in March or April) on which the festival of Easter is celebratedEaster Day - the day (in March or April) on which the festival of Easter is celebrated
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
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`I'm twelve,' he panted, looking not at me but at her; `I'm twelve years old, and I was born on Easter Day!'
Maybe it's because he came on Easter Day, I don't know.
I've eaten your mother's kolaches long before that Easter Day when you were born.'
On either Easter Day or Bank Holiday, had I failed him, it had been his intention to make the best escape he could.
The whole of this radiant Easter day I have spent out of doors, sitting at first among the windflowers and celandines, and then, later, walking with the babies to the Hirschwald, to see what the spring had been doing there; and the afternoon was so hot that we lay a long time on the turf, blinking up through the leafless branches of the silver birches at the soft, fat little white clouds floating motionless in the blue.
On an evening after Easter Day, I sat at a table in a homeward bound steamer's smoking-room, where half a dozen of us told ghost stories.
Easter Day | April 21 8am -- Holy Communion 10am -- Festival Eucharist with the Bishop of Chester 11.45am -- BCP Eucharist 3.30pm -- Festival Evensong 6.30pm -- Festival of Lessons and Carols for Easter
Thousands outside St Peter's in Rome heard his Easter Day message, as he also urged an end to the "carnage" in Syria, and called for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
EASTER DAY FROM SHEFFIELD CATHEDRAL TODAY, BBC1, 10AM A traditional sung Eucharist led by the Dean, the Very Rev Peter Bradley.
Easter Day is always the Sunday following the first full moon after the Spring equinox.
Easter Day is to be celebrated at Paisley Abbey tomorrow in festive style with music played by a full orchestra.