Presentation on theme: "What day is Easter celebrated? Friday Saturday Sunday Monday."— Presentation transcript:
What day is Easter celebrated? Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Where does the name Easter come from? An Anglo-Saxon goddess called Eastre A saint from the sixth century An old word for East Star
On Palm Sunday, Christians celebrate the day that.... Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and was greeted by cheering crowd Jesus sheltered under a palm tree during a thunderstorm Jesus fed 5,000 people
How long is Lent is western churches? 21 days 30 days 40 days 49 days
Why do we have eggs at Easter? Jesus liked eggs They taste nice They are a symbol of rebirth The are a symbol of sadness as they look like a tear drop.
The night before his death, Jesus finished the Passover meal with disciples By sharing bread and water By sharing bread and wine By sharing toast and jam
What traditionally happened on Ash Wednesday? People put ash on their foreheads Fireplaces were cleaned out in time for Easter People wash themselves with ashes from a fire Fires are lit all over the world to celebrate Jesus' time in the Wilderness
What does Shrove Tuesday have to do with Easter? Shrove Tuesday is the first day of Lent Shrove Tuesday is the last day to indulge before Lent. Shrove Tuesday is the first day of Advent Shrove Tuesday is the end of Lent
Lent is the time of.... Feasting Celebration Abstinence (of giving things up) Partying
Which of the following has nothing to do with Shrove Tuesday? Lean Tuesday Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Pancake Day
The ashes used on Ash Wednesday are made? By monks in a monastery in London In Jerusalem and flown over to England By burning paper crosses By burning palm crosses which have been saved from Palm Sunday last year.
During Lent Christians remember the time Jesus spent? In the Garden of Gethsemane In the Wilderness Teaching his disciples Up Mount Olive