Stamps on Easter

Stamps on Easter

Indian Stamp Ghar extends Easter Sunday Greetings to all its readers across the Globe being celebrated today.

Easter  is a Christian feast and Holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Cavalry  as described in New Testament. Easter is preceded by Lent , a forty day period of Fasting ,prayer and Penance. The last week of Lent is called Holy Week and it contains Maundy Thursday  commemorating Maundy and the Last Supper as well as Good Friday commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Easter is followed by a fifty day period called Easteride or the Easter season ending with Pentecost Sunday . The festival is reffered to in Western Christianity by a varierty of  names like Easter Day, Easter Sunday ,Resurrection Day and Resurrection Sunday. Easter Eggs is a speciality of this day.

Some stamps issued to mark Easter are shown below.

Millennium 2000 FDC’s JORDAN – FDC’s of World

Millennium 2000  FDC’s  JORDAN – FDC’s of World

JORDAN  issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC issued on 22 FEB 2000. Stamp shows Jordanian flag and Jordan- River and the Land Of Baptism.

First Day Cover-Convent Of Jesus And Mary, Ambala Cantt.- By India Post

First Day Cover-Convent Of Jesus And Mary, Ambala Cantt.- By India Post

Date Of Issue:-02.12.2009.

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Indian Stamps-Convent Of Jesus And Mary, Ambala Cantt.- By India Post

Stamps India-Convent Of Jesus And Mary, Ambala Cantt.- By India Post

The Congregation of Jesus & Mary was founded in the year 1818. by Mille.Claudine Thevenet in Lyons, France.The Congregation has spread to 26 countries,all over the world.They came to India in 1842.It now runs several English and Vernacular Medium Schools, Degree Colleges, Teacher Training Centres and Boarding (Houses) Establishments in both urban and rural areas of India.

Convent of Jesus and Mary School was opened on 2nd December , 1909 in Ambala Cant, today the school has strength of 1400 pupils drawn from different classes.The school celebrates its Centenary Year with joy and pride and rededicate itself to the service of mankind.

Date Of Issue:-02.12.2009.

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