Reform of the date of Easter

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Easter Day, also known as Resurrection Sunday, marks the high point of the Christian year. For other uses, see Easter disambiguation. This is the reason we use eggs on Easter.

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From this time, therefore, all discrepancies between Alexandria and Rome as to the correct date for Easter cease, as both churches were using identical tables. In Commonwealth nations Easter Day is rarely a public holiday, as is the case for celebrations which fall on a Sunday. From Preparation to Passion. Notably, Easter is also associated with the Jewish holiday of Passover, as well as the exodus of the Jews from Egypt, as described in the Old Testament.

Holy Week, or Passion Week, the week which immediately precedes Easter, and is devoted especially to commemorating the passion of our Lord. The vast majority of restaurants are open on Easter Sunday. However, the legislation has not been implemented, although it remains on the Statute book and could be implemented subject to approval by the various Christian churches. This article is about the Christian and cultural festival.

Holy Week or Passion Week

The new and holy Pascha, the mystical Pascha. Many non-Christians choose to observe these traditions while essentially ignoring the religious aspects of the celebration.

Astronomical Easter is the first Sunday after the Astronomical full moon. Instead, the date for Easter is determined on a lunisolar calendar similar to the Hebrew calendar. Links to related articles.

Icon of the Resurrection, with Christ having kicked down the gates of Hades and pulling Adam and Eve out of the tombs. Look up Easter in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

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