The great day is finally here: Easter, the most important day of the Christian calendar. More important even than Christmas.
What happened on this day?
Was Jesus' resurrection a real, historical event?
How does the Church celebrate this day?
Is Easter a pagan holiday?
Here are 8 things you need to know.
1. What happened on Easter?
Among other things:
- The women went to the tomb to anoint Jesus' body.
- They saw angels, who told them he wasn't there.
- They went to tell the apostles, who initially didn't believe them.
- Peter and the beloved disciple rushed to see the tomb and found it empty.
- Mary Magdalen, in particular, had an encounter with the risen...READ MORE