When Is Easter? - Easter Dates

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** When Is Easter? **

By Scott P. Richert, About.com Guide

"A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ. (Photo © Slava Gallery,
LLC; used with permission.)"

A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ.

(Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)
*Question: *When Is Easter?
Easter, the greatest feast day in the Christian calendar, is a moveable
feast. When is Easter?
*Answer: *The date of Easter Sunday changes every year. The following
articles give the date of Easter for the next several years:

· When Is Easter 2011?
· When Is Easter 2012?
· When Is Easter 2013?
· When Is Easter 2014?
· When Is Easter 2015?

-When Is Eastern Orthodox Easter?-

The dates above are the Western dates for Easter, as celebrated by
Catholics and Protestants and calculated according to the Gregorian
calendar (the calendar we use in our everyday lives). Eastern Orthodox
Christians calculate Easter according to the Julian calendar. When Greek
Orthodox Easter is Celebrated (from the About.com GuideSite to Greece
Travel) lists the date of Eastern Orthodox Easter for the next several
years.

-How Is the Date of Easter Calculated?-

Want to learn how the date of Easter is calculated? Check out the following
articles:

· How Is the Date of Easter Calculated?
· Why Did Easter Come Before Passover in 2008?
· Is the Date of Easter Related to Passover?

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Source: catholicism.about.com/od/easter/f/When-Is-Easter.htm


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