Gov. Ricketts’ Easter holiday statement

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Press Release:

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of the Easter holiday, which is celebrated March 27, 2016.

 “Easter and Holy Week are a time for reflection on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and a celebration of the gift of redemption received through His death on the cross.  

“During this season, we remember the numerous people of faith around the world that face persecution, especially the Christians and other religious minorities facing persecution from ISIS.  We keep them in our thoughts and prayers.

 “Susanne, the kids, and I wish all Nebraskans a happy and blessed Easter.”