What Do Eggs Have to Do with Easter?
World’s largest Easter egg, Vegreville, AlbertaBlessing of the Easter eggs:Lord, let the grace of your blessing come upon these eggs, that they be healthful food for your faithful who eat them in thanksgiving for the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you forever and ever. This blessing is from 1610, but still in use.Faberge egg for the Russian royal family.The tradition of Easter eggs is very old, and comes from the Christian church in Mesopotamia. From there it spread through Eastern Europe, and finally to the West.It represents new life, and so the resurrection. The