What is the origin of the word "Easter"?
Which President inaugurated the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll?
- Read a History of the White House Egg Roll.
Where does the White House Easter Egg Roll take place?
What does Mardi Gras have to do with Easter?
- Mardi Gras means "Fat Tuesday".
What is the difference between a rabbit and a hare?
- The tradition of the Easter rabbit comes from the ancient Egyptian hare, a symbol of fertility, and was later kept in European customs.
What is an Easter candle usually made of?
- Known as a Paschal candle, the Easter candle is made of beeswax around a wood core.
What is the feature of Roman Catholic life that requires members to receive communion between Ash Wednesday and Trinity Sunday?
What species of lily is the Easter lily?
How many dates is Easter observed?
- Easter is celebrated on two different dates because Western churches use the Gregorian calendar, the standard calendar for much of the world, while Orthodox churches use the older, Julian calendar.
How is the date for Easter Sunday calculated?