There is no such thing as a christian holiday. They were all stolen from “pagans”.
Easter - germanic pagan. Eostre festival
Christmas - roman pagan with germanic and celtic influences. Saturnalia festival (lights, gifts, feasting), christmas tree, mistletoe
Because it’s historic fact! Though I would say “stolen” is a harsh word….more like adopted from and adapted for Christian use. This is also why the birth of Christ is celebrated in the winter even though the bible hints at it being closer to the spring or summer (sheppards tend to their flocks while they are out grazing).
It is very rare to go to a Christian’s home on Christmas and not see a tree, or a Christian child excited about Santa bringing toys…These traditions came from the Celts, Druids and Vikings. The origin of you painting eggs and the Easter bunny were brought to us the same way. They were symbols of fertility and new life.
They of course now have their own meanings to the Christians and that’s FINE. If they believe the egg is there for the rebirth of Christ then that’s what it is to them now and we as the Pagan community have no business judging them for that.
Adoption and adaptation are practices still used by Christianity to this day to keep the faith alive and progressing. Examples of this can be seen in more modern faiths that have rock or rap based music in place of the old hymns. This kind of change brings in new WILLING members which is exactly what the adoptions were for back then….Note that word, WILLING…the forcing of religion didn’t come until much later.
Edit- Also, to those who say this is not the case: I would like to remind you that Christianity originated in the Middle East where there is a suprising lack of evergreens to support that this tradition was not picked up somewhere along the way.