When is Easter

When is Easter

Easter is the celebration of Christ’s resurrection from the dead.The First Council of Nicaea had established the date of Easter as the first Sunday after the full moon (the Paschal Full Moon) following the northern hemisphere's vernal equinox. Thus the exact date of Easter of the Western Christianity varies from March 22 to April 25. On other hand, Easter of the Eastern Christianity varies from April 4 to May 8 as the calculation is based on Julian Calendar whose  March 21 corresponds with April 3 of the Gregorian Calendar. The articles in this chapter discusses about when is Easter.

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Easter 2016

When is Easter in 2016 - The Celebration of Resurrection

Easter Calendar 2016 27th March 2016 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

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Easter 2017

When is Easter in 2017 : The End of the Holy Week

Easter Calendar 2017 16th April 2017 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

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When is Easter in 2013?

Easter 2013, 31st March, 2013 Easter calender 2013 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

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When is Easter in 2012?

Easter 2012, 8th April & 9th April, 2012 Easter calender 2012 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

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When is Easter in 2014?

Easter is the most important and oldest festival of the Christian Church. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Calvary. This is the culmination of the sufferings Christ endured, followed by Lent, a forty-day period of fasting, prayer and penance. As part of the Easter season, the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion is commemorated on Good Friday, which always falls on the Friday just before Easter. Easter is always celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the northern Spring equinox. The word "Easter" is named after Eostre, the Anglo-Saxon

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