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Computus

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Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the calendar date of Easter. Because the date is based on a calendar-dependent ...

Picking the Day Lent Begins - EWTN

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Feb 28, 2006 ... Q: What determines what day Lent begins? ... A: The short answer to your question is that the beginning of Lent depends on the date of Easter. ... Julius Caesar's calendar calculated the year as 365 days and 6 hours and thus ...

What Determines What Day Lent Begins? - Apple Seeds

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Feb 28, 2006 ... ... your question is that the beginning of Lent depends on the date of Easter. ... Julius Caesar's calendar calculated the year as 365 days and 6 ...

How Is the Date of Ash Wednesday Calculated? - Catholicism

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Because, while there are 40 days in Lent, Sundays are not part of Lent. (See How Are the 40 Days of Lent Calculated? for more information.) There are six ...

Automatic calculation of Easter date

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The central day to calculate the Passover and Lent is the day of the Resurrection of the Lord. In order to calculate Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, we ...

Determining the Dates for Easter and Passover | Ray Fowler .org

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Why don't Easter and Passover always fall together on the calendar? Every two or ... How did this system for determining the date for Easter originate? The early  ...

How the Easter Date is Determined - TimeAndDate.com

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The resolution's exact wording is unknown, so the council's precise contribution to the process of determining the date of Easter is disputed. However, according  ...

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? Because the ... How many ways are there of calculating Easter? Dozens. In the 2nd ...

How are the Dates for Mardi Gras/Carnival Season and Easter ...

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Jan 26, 2015 ... You start with calculating when Easter will fall, count backwards through the season of Lent to find Ash Wednesday, and you are there…

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

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Several methods have been used since early Christian times to work out the date of Easter Day. It was made more complicated in 1582 when Pope Gregory XIII ...

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

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In practice, it didn't always work out that way. ... To find Ash Wednesday, you start with the date of Easter Sunday, back up six weeks (that gives you the first ...

What Determines the Date of Ash Wednesday?

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Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, falls on a different date each year. ... (See How Is the Date of Easter Calculated? to learn more about what determines the ...

How Are the 40 Days of Lent Calculated? - Catholicism - About.com

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Lent, the period of prayer and fasting in preparation for Easter, is 40 days long, but there are 46 days between Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent in the Roman ...