There is probably a distant connection between the three running hares and these three heraldic examples [L-R Isle of Man; Bretagne; Sicilia] of triskels which word we get from the Greek τρισκέλιον three legs - and of course the triple spiral of Newgrange. One of the peculiarities of the three lagomorphs is that they usually save on ears and are carved as a sort of optical illusion with each animal having two ears shared with two others. This emphasises that one of the mythological attributes of hares is resurrection and cycles perhaps because its gestation period is the same (28 days) as the cycle of the moon. The Easter Bunny has clearly come down to us from this source but in a fluffy way - stripped of the three Fs [make up your own list] aspects of the story and acceptable to children and nuns. A connexion between three hares and the Holy Trinity will not have escaped the nuns either. The fact that bunnies eat their
If believers would pause a moment to consider what they have in common with other religions they might be more open to the three Ls [look, listen, learn] and engage less in the three Ws [weapons, war, widows].