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Easter falls on the Sunday after the Paschal full moon, which changes yearly.
The date of the Paschal full moon does not correspond directly to any astronomical event, but is determined by ecclesiastical tables.

Easter - Wikipedia

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The precise date of Easter has at times been a matter of contention. ... accepted that the celebration of the holiday was a practice of the ... on the Jewish community to determine the date of Easte...

How the Easter Date Is Determined - Timeanddate.com

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The March equinox coincides with Easter Sunday and holidays that are related to it. These holidays do not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian calendar, or the ...

How is Easter Sunday determined? Palm Sunday? Ash Wednesday ...

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They decided that Easter would be celebrated on the first Sunday after (never ... To find Ash Wednesday, you start with the date of Easter Sunday, back up six ...

How is the date for Easter determined? | Catholic Answers

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Aug 4, 2011 ... Easter falls on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox. If the first full moon occurs on the equinox, Easter is the ...

The Big Question: How is the date of Easter determined, and why is ...

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Mar 20, 2008 ... Why does the date of Easter vary by more than a month? ... In Britain, an Easter Act was passed in 1928 fixing the holiday as "the first Sunday ...

Easter Dating Method - Calculate the Date of Easter Sunday

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A simple procedure to determine Easter Sunday dates for all years 326 to 4099 ... resources, please consult other sources to verify the dates of Easter holidays.

who decides on what date does easter fall on | Notes and Queries ...

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The current Gregorian ecclesiastical rules that determine the date of Easter .... for re-naming Easter, "The bank holiday that's usually in April but not always".

How do we determine the date to celebrate Easter? - Christian Truth

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Even if the timeframe of the crucifixion and resurrection could be determined ... The date on which we celebrate Easter has more to do with pagan holidays.

Why Does the Date for Easter Change Every Year? - Christianity

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Learn why the date of Easter changes every year, and why the holiday can fall ... How is the date of Easter determined and why does it change every year?