What Does Easter Signify?
Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian festival and cultural holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.
The event is celebrated worldwide to mark how God allowed his own beloved son to come into the world to be crucified for the sins of mankind.
Easter symbolizes a moment of togetherness which is most celebrated with the resurrection of Jesus and is been done by Church services, festive family meals, Easter egg decoration, and gift-giving.
The observations is also done through Prayer, all-night vigil and sunrise service.
The modern English term Easter, cognate with modern Dutch ooster and German Ostern, developed from an Old English word that usually appears in the form Ēastrun, -on, or -an; but also as Ēastru, -o; and Ēastre or Ēostre.
What Filipino Tradition is Usually Done Every Easter Sunday?
The people of Filipino are known to celebrate Easter Sunday with an event known as Salubong or “welcoming.”
Men in the country accompany the statue of the Risen Jesus, and still-sorrowful women follow the statue of the Virgin Mary until the mother and the son meet.
The event is done to celebrate the passing and risen of the Messiah Jesus Christ.