What does Easter mean

What does Easter mean

Easter, or the Resurrection of Christ, is one of the two most significant Christian holidays. It is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who, according to tradition, redeems the sins of all humanity, crucified on the cross.

 

The Resurrection signifies hope, something we humans need more than ever. Our hope shields us from despair, hatred, and falsehood. Easter is the belief that love will triumph, truth will triumph, and life will triumph over death.

 

"As long as our hope should be, it must always be greater than our troubles," said Johannes Rau, the former President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

 

 

 

 

Easter customs are highly cherished among Christians worldwide, and one of them is associated with eggs. The origin of this tradition is uncertain. Some say that the custom of colouring and giving eggs dates back to Ancient Egypt, Persia, Rome, China, and Greece. Others believe that the tradition originated from the Jews, who had the custom of presenting the host with an egg. However, there are also legends that when Mary Magdalene went to Rome to meet the Roman Emperor, she gave him an egg dyed in red, symbolizing the blood of Christ. Since then, the tradition has been for Christians to exchange red-coloured eggs at Easter.

 

But regardless of the legends, the message is that these customs unite people, make them better, more compassionate, and fill them with hope.

 

As Easter marks the end of the Great Lent, the table is richly set with food. Traditionally, it includes coloured eggs, Easter bread (kozunak), salad, and lamb.

 

On this occasion, we offer you a silver Easter set that would complement the festive table perfectly. The set consists of a silver egg cup, a silver saucer, and a silver spoon. As a gift with these vessels, we include a red wooden egg, a symbol of the beginning of something new and beautiful.

 

 

 

 

For the curious, here's how Easter falls in the years:

Easter 2019 - April 28th

Easter 2020 - April 19th

Easter 2021 - May 2nd

Easter 2022 - April 24th

Easter 2023 - April 16th

Easter 2024 - May 5th

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