When Is Easter & How Is the Date Determined?

Easter Eggs 2014

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Easter Sunday 2014 falls on April 20, 2014, with Easter Monday following on the 21st.

Easter is regarded as the most important feast of the Christian calendar as it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

The date is determined by the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox, which occurs on March 21, according to Catholic.com.

Easter always falls between March 22 and April 25. Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter Sunday.

The Easter 2015 date is April 5.


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