Easter Sunday is the celebration of Christ resurrection in USA.
- 1 April 2018 Sunday of Resurrection 2018
- April 21, 2019 Sunday of Resurrection 2019
- 12 April 2020 Sunday of Resurrection 2020
- 4 April 2021 Sunday of Resurrection 2021
- April 17 2022 Sunday of Resurrection 2022
- 9 April 2023 Sunday of Resurrection 2023
- March 31 2024 Sunday of Resurrection 2024
- April 20 2025 Sunday of Resurrection 2025
- April 5 2026 Sunday of Resurrection 2026
- March 28, 2027 Sunday of Resurrection 2027
- April 16, 2028 Sunday of Resurrection 2028
Resurrection Sunday is the day when Jesus Christ rises after the crucifixion, goes to meet his apostles and then goes up to heaven, it is also the end of Holy Week.
Resurrection or Easter Sunday is important for Catholics, because with the Resurrection it is when all their religion acquires meaning.
In the Sunday Mass this passage is remembered in a special way. The Paschal Candle is lit that represents the light of the risen Christ and that will remain lit until the day of the Ascension, when Jesus rises to Heaven.
This day of resurrection is happy but sad for the Cofrades, happy for the manifestation of the resurrection that sustains religion and sad because Holy Week ends.
It is a bittersweet day for many of the faithful, on the one hand they celebrate their faith and on the other they conclude some festivities of great emotion. The way of celebrating this farewell differs a lot from one community to another. In general, all the confreres who have paraded throughout these days tend to gather, and the samples are of joy for a risen Christ. Various religious processions are held, in Many cities like coloflón of the festivities parade representations of all the brotherhoods, the processions of this day are full of color and joy. They will mix in the capirotes steps of all the colors that have paraded throughout the week.
In some cities the Nazarenes are dressed in white today and distribute chocolates to the children, as we have seen throughout the week, each community has its own touch in the processions, which makes them different and unique.
There are few processions today ... not many people gather too often because in many cities they begin to prepare the streets to return to the daily routine, they collect the chairs that were used to see the steps, the balconies are arranged .. .the processions that are usually done in the morning and have the flavor of farewell to the holidays and the return to tranquility.
After the last processions it is usual to go to enjoy the gastronomy of the city in which we live, and the last torrijas until the following year. The same happens with the tradition of Easter eggs, since Thursday it is customary to buy them.
One of the interesting aspects of this festivity is the gastronomic one, since depending on the community in which we find ourselves, we can try different culinary specialties that are only elaborated on these dates and have a sense for the festivity. One of these traditions is the elaboration of Easter eggs. The tradition of Easter eggs is associated with the image of the Easter rabbit that also has its peculiar legend: This tells the story of a woman who painted eggs for her children in Easter. Once he decided to hide them in the garden in different nests. When the children found the eggs, a rabbit jumped out of the nest. Then, they thought that the rabbit had brought them their eggs and that's how the story began.
This image was transmitted to the United States by the German immigrants who came to the Pennsylvania Dutch Country during the 18th century. The children believed that if they behaved well, the Oschter Haws, which was the name given to the bunny, would lay colored eggs. They built nests in secluded or hidden places of the house, the barn or the garden, so that he could lay his eggs. Later, the tradition of building elaborate baskets to lay the eggs would begin.
Whether or not it is true, eggs, in all cultures, have represented the birth of new life, joy, rebirth. Hence, they are perfectly suited to the meaning that this day has for Catholics.
In addition, all this is not new, the image of the rabbit has its origin in the pre-Christian Anglo-Saxon celebrations ... The rabbit, a very fertile animal, was the earthly symbol of the goddess Eastre, who was dedicated the month of April.
This, together with the meaning of the eggs, and the fact that they were used as a payment currency in the Medieval Age at this time, is what has given rise to the strange conjunction of the Easter rabbit.
Resurrection Sunday is the cause that on Sunday is precisely the day chosen as a rest. As a curiosity to comment that Easter Sunday is the culprit that Sundays are those that are considered holidays and rest in the week, since as It is a key celebration of the liturgical calendar, in the first centuries of Christianity, thanks to it the day dedicated to rest and praise to God our creator was changed, from Saturday to Sunday. In the Jewish religion, however, since the resurrection of Christ is not recognized, the holiday is still the Sabbath or Sabbath.