Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the
calendar date of Easter. Because the date is based on a calendar-dependent ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ash Wednesday in the Catholic Church. 3. How Are the 40 Days of Lent
Calculated? 4. Should Catholics Keep Their Ashes on All Day… 5. When Does
Lent End ...
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 ...
A simple formula determines the date of Easter each year ... The Council of
Nicaea (A.D. 325) set the date of Easter as the Sunday following the paschal full
Question: 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
A simple procedure to determine Easter Sunday dates for all years 326 to 4099
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 ...