Easter dates

Easter dates

Catholic easter 2017 dates

Easter 2017 is celebrated Sunday April 16th, following the holy week that starts on 10th of April 2017 (Holy Monday).
For 2017 Catholic Easter and orthodox Easter falls on the same date for the first time since 2014. This not common as the dates of the Catholic easter are calculated using the Gregorian Calendar, unlike Orthodox Easter which dates are calculated using the Julian Calendar.

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0 June 01, 2016

Orthodox easter 2017 dates

Orthodox Easter 2017 is celebrated on the same date with Catholic easter 2017, on Sunday April 16th, following the holy week that starts on 10th of April 2017 (Holy Monday).
The date of the Orthodox Easter Sunday is the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon (PFM) date for the year, using the Julian Calendar. For 2017 the date of the Orthodox Easter is April 16th. Catholic Easter on the other hand is calculated based on the Gregorian calendar, and it relatively rare to fall on the same date. The next year that this will happen will be 2025!

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0 June 01, 2016

Catholic easter 2016 dates

Catholic Easter 2016 is celebrated on March 27th. The dates of the Catholic easter are calculated using the Gregorian Calendar, unlike Orthodox Easter dates that are calculated using the Julian Calendar.
Holy Thursday is on March 24 2016 and Good Friday on March 25th.
For 2016 the date of Catholic easter Sunday is over a month earlier than the Orthodox easter Sunday which is celebrated on May 1st.

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0 October 21, 2015

Orthodox easter 2016 dates

Orthodox Easter 2016 is celebrated a few weeks after Catholic easter 2016, on Sunday May 1st, following the holy week that start on 25th of April 2016 (Holy Monday).
The date of the Orthodox Easter Sunday is the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon (PFM) date for the year, using the Julian Calendar. For 2016 the date of the Orthodox Easter is May 1st. Catholic easter on the other hand is calculated based on the Gregorian calendar, and for 2016 the date is Sunday 27th of March.

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0 October 21, 2015

Catholic easter 2013 dates

Catholic Easter 2013 is celebrated on March 31st. The dates of the Catholic easter are calculater using the Gregorian Calendar, unlike Orthodox Easter which dates are calculated using the Julian Calendar. Holy Thursday is on March 28th and Good Friday on March 29 2013.
For 2013 the date of Catholic easter Sunday is over a month earlier than the Orthodox easter Sunday which is celebrated on May 5th.

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0 March 18, 2012

Orthodox easter 2013 dates

Orthodox Easter 2013 is more than a month later that Catholic easter 2013, and it's celebrated on Sunday May 5th, following the holy week that start on Holy Monday on 29th of April 2013.
The date of the Orthodox Easter Sunday is the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon (PFM) date for the year, using the Julian Calendar. For 2013 the date of the Orthodox Easter is May 5th.Catholic easter on the other hand is calculated based on the Gregorian calendar, and for 2013 the date is on March 31st.

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0 March 18, 2012