Easter is the time for tradition. Two days of familyship, going to the church, listening to that Jesus comeback tour, standing round the Easter fire and searching for the Easter bunny.
But whereas Christmas attracts people with the giving and getting gifts game, Easter is rather restrained. The thought Easter stands for is much more idealistic. It might be even harder to worship that thought, which could be the Pope’s reason to ask for peace every year.
So why not break up with traditions if new rituals turn out to represent your worship much better? Easter seems to stand for something good, so not replacing it with anything wouldn’t be very rational.
This must have been Schlenzalot’s intention before stating:
[Just coloured eggs (testicles?). Colour’s itching a bit.]