It’s Easter Sunday, and before we begin our daily activities, we may need some coffee to jump-start our day. But is Starbucks even open today? Most Starbucks will be open today. Some, however, will be running on special holiday hours. So it will be important to click here and check the hours of a Starbucks … Continued
There is a meme for every occasions, especially a day as holy as Easter Sunday. While those that celebrate the Christian holiday may be distracted by brunches, easter egg hunts, mounds of candy, church services, and large feasts with family and friends, those that don’t will be left looking for things to do. Businesses close, … Continued
Happy Easter 2018! On this day, Christians commemorate Jesus overcoming death with his resurrection from the grave after his crucifixion on Good Friday. A traditional Easter greeting is, “He is risen!” “He is risen indeed!” Especially interesting for 2018 is that Passover and Easter fall at the same time. Most scholars agree that Jesus was … Continued
Good Friday 2018 is on March 30. On this day which follows Maundy Thursday, Christians remember the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. Commemorate this holy day with these inspirational Bible verses about sacrifice and love. Maundy Thursday falls on March 29 and Easter on April 1. Especially interesting for 2018 is … Continued
Easter is well-documented to have been influenced by the pre-Christian religions of Europe and the Middle East, but what about Good Friday? Learn about what sort of influence ancient civilizations and their religions had on the day Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Christ here. It’s important to note that the Easter season is celebrated in … Continued
Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, is the Thursday before Easter and commemorates Jesus’ Last Supper with his Apostles and his foot washing of them before his crucifixion. Commemorate this special Christian holiday with these inspirational and reflective Bible verses that held lead up to the celebration that is Easter. This year, Maundy Thursday … Continued
This year, Easter and April first are on the same day, making Easter also April Fools’ Day. What better way to celebrate both holidays than by combining the two? Here are some Easter-specific April Fools’ Day prank ideas (with pictures) that you can plot to pull on your family and friends. The next time that … Continued
Samples from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre prove that the church itself dates to the time of Constantine, while the tomb within, said to be where Christ was laid to rest, is certainly as old as Christianity.