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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.

Computus - Wikipedia

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Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the calendar date of ... The full moon is an ecclesiastical full moon determined by reference to a lunar ... The ear...

How the Easter Date Is Determined - Time and Date

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This soon led to Christians celebrating Easter on different dates. At the end of the 2nd century, some churches celebrated Easter on the day of the Passover, ...

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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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.

How is the date for Easter determined? - Got Questions

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This method of determining the date of Easter often results in Easter being before Passover and/or displaced far from Passover. Easter can potentially be ...

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

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Mar 21, 2008 ... Why does the date of Easter vary by more than a month? Because the ancient Egyptians and Hebrews used different calendars. The Egyptians ...

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 world. To fix incontrovertibly the date for Easter, and to make it determinable ...

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

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In A.D. 325, the Council of Nicaea set the date of Easter as the Sunday following the paschal full moon, which is the full moon that falls on or after the vernal ...

Working Out the Date of Easter Day -- Easter Customs -- whyeaster ...

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Working Out the Date of Easter Day. Because the Church calendar follows the moon, Easter Day can be on any Sunday from March 22nd to April 25th! Easter is  ...