What is Easter?
Easter Sunday is the principal feast of the liturgical year, when Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead. The Easter season lasts from the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday (
) through Pentecost Sunday (
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"We are the Easter people, and hallelujah is our song." - St. John Paul II
From St. John Chrysostom to Pope St. John Paul II, read these Easter season reflections.
Divine Mercy Devotion
Learn more about the Divine Mercy image, chaplet, and feast.
"I want the [Divine Mercy] image solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter, and I want it to be venerated publicly so that every soul may know about it."
- Jesus to St. Faustina Kowalska
Easter Week Schedule
Celebrate by watching our selected Easter and Divine Mercy programming
Join your EWTN family as we celebrate the Easter Octave with some of our favorite programming. Don't miss out this Easter! View our programming guide for a complete show listing.
The Shroud of Turin
The linen cloth is believed to be the burial cloth of Jesus.
Due to Mother Angelica's love for the Shroud, the first program that aired on EWTN Global Catholic Network was a documentary on the Shroud of Turin.