Sunday, May 19, 2013

The Paschal Greetings Easter Egg

The "He is Risen!" Easter egg is simple to craft, all you need to
 make one is some festive trims and a prefabricated, fancy butterfly sticker!

      The Paschal greeting is an Easter custom among Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic Christians, as well as among some Roman Catholic and Protestant Christians. Instead of "hello" or its equivalent, one is to greet another person with "Christ is Risen!", and the response is "Truly, He is Risen" (compare Matthew 27:64, Matthew 28:6–7, Mark 16:6, Luke 24:6, Luke 24:34).
      In some cultures, such as in Russia and Serbia, it is also customary to exchange a triple kiss on the alternating cheeks after the greeting.
      Similar responses are also used in the liturgies of other Christian churches, but not so much as general greetings.
      The Paschal greetings Easter egg is made from a Styrofoam half egg that was papier-mâchéd with bright, festive tissue paper and a decorative butterfly purchased from the local paper craft store. I added a little gold tinsel to the interior of the egg to emphasize the gold papers used on the butterfly and then the expression "He is Risen!" in which case a brother or sister in Christ would respond in kind with, "He is Risen Indeed!"

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