orthodox christianity

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

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

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

Church in Greek

The word for church in Greek is ekklesia. The meaning of this word is gathering or assembly. The teachings of the church are embodied in the life of Christ.

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0 January 31, 2012

When is Orthodox Easter 2012

Easter 2012 is one week later than Catholic Easter and it's celebrated on Sunday, April 15th. The date of the Orthodox Easter is defined as the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon (PFM) date for the year, using the Julian Calendar, unlike Catholic easter which is calculated based on the Gregorian calendar. So, for 2012 the date of the Orthodox easter is on April 15th, one week later than Catholic Easter which is celebrated on April 8th.

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0 December 30, 2011