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Easter

What makes this festival so special?

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Easter

What makes this festival so special?

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What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘Easter’? Bunnies? Hot cross buns? Gooey creme eggs? Easter is one of the most special times in the year for Christians – and very little of it has to do with chocolate! ‘Easter’ is a season […]

Christianity Basically: the Resurrection

What is so important about the resurrection?

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Christianity Basically: the Resurrection

What is so important about the resurrection?

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The resurrection is central to Christianity – St. Paul, in his letter to the church in Corinth, even wrote: And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith. More than that, we are then found to be false […]

Breakfast on the Beach – a miracle

Who was the man who told Peter and his friends where to catch the fish?

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Breakfast on the Beach – a miracle

Who was the man who told Peter and his friends where to catch the fish?

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After Jesus’ crucifixion Peter and some of the other disciples went back to their own lives as fishermen. The first time they went out they had little luck and after all night trying they had caught nothing. As day dawned and they began to make […]

John

John – an eyewitness account.

What is the significance of Holy Week and Easter for Christians?

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Click here for additional teaching material and collective worship. Glossary to support the film series – John This is the same disciple who was eyewitness to all these things and wrote them down. And we all know that his eyewitness account is reliable and accurate. […]

Easter Vigil

How do Catholics celebrate the resurrection of Jesus?

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Easter Vigil

How do Catholics celebrate the resurrection of Jesus?

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What is celebrated at Easter? Why is Easter seen as so important? What happens during an Easter vigil? Watch this film to see how and why Catholics celebrate Easter.

Stations of the Cross

What happened on Jesus' journey to the cross?

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Stations of the Cross

What happened on Jesus' journey to the cross?

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Easter Sunday

What is the Resurrection?

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Easter Sunday

What is the Resurrection?

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It is on Easter Sunday that the fasting and sadness of Lent turns to joyful celebration as Christians celebrate the Resurrection and declare that death is defeated and Jesus is alive. Jesus had told the disciples before he was arrested that he would be crucified […]

Resurrection evidence

What happened to Jesus' body?

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Resurrection evidence

What happened to Jesus' body?

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After Jesus was crucified, his body was placed in a cave and a large rock was rolled in front of the entrance. Roman guards were ordered to stand and keep watch over it to ensure that the body wasn’t stolen. However, after three days, Christians […]

The Easter Story

What does the Bible say about the Easter Story?

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The Easter Story

What does the Bible say about the Easter Story?

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The story of Jesus’ arrest, death, burial and resurrection is sometimes referred to as ‘The Easter Story’. It is a story that is told in all four of the Gospels; the books of the Bible which tell what happened in Jesus’ life. The films here […]

Life after death

What do Christians believe happens next?

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Life after death

What do Christians believe happens next?

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Whatever people believe about life after death, a funeral can help them to cope with the loss of someone they love. Surrounded by family and friends, they can share happy memories and comfort each other. For Christians, funerals give an opportunity to gain encouragement and […]