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Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the calendar date of ... In principle, Easter falls on the Sunday following the full moon that follows the northern ...

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 ... Theoretically, the Paschal full moon is the first full moon occurring on or after the  ...

How the Easter Date is Determined - Timeanddate.com

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According to the Gregorian calendar, Easter falls on a Sunday between March 22 ... suggest that the council decided on a Easter date after the spring equinox.

The Date of Easter - Astronomical Applications Department

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Mar 11, 2016 ... The Council decided to keep Easter on the same Sunday ... The statement that Easter Day is the first Sunday after the full moon that occurs next ...

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

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The Council decided to keep Easter on a Sunday, the same Sunday throughout ... The ecclesiastical rules are: Easter falls on the first Sunday following the first ...

How is the date for Easter determined? - Rapture Ready

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The short answer: Easter falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon ... about the date of Easter is that the Eastern Orthodox churches do not celebrate Easter ...

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 A.D.. ... Days of Week of PFM dates when the exact year for this removal is decided. ... In some years the Orthodox Easter Sunday occurs on the same day as the ...

How is the date for Easter determined? - GotQuestions.org Home

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In church history, there was a significant amount of debate that went into determining when Easter would be observed. As a background, please read our article ...

How do they determine what day Easter will occur on ...

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According to the English book of Common Prayer, "Easter Day is the first ... into the definition -- when they were determining what day Easter would fall on, they ...

Passover and Easter―A Quick Guide to Understanding Dates

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If the full moon falls on a Sunday, then Easter is the following Sunday. ... date of Easter to be calculated in advance rather than determined by actual astronomical ... The Council of Nicaea in 325 established that Easter would be celebrated on ...

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How is the date for Easter determined? | Catholic Answers

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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 following Sunday. Thus, Easter can fall anywhere ... Video. Passion of the Christ: Do I need to watch it?

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? ... It had been decided that the vernal equinox would occur on 20 March (as it did at ...

How Is the Date of Easter Determined? (Western and Eastern)

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Feb 27, 2016 ... Easter is a moveable feast, which means that it does not occur on the ... the date of Easter is determined by the date of Passover, and so they ...