Easter 1940 – When Was Easter 1940?
In the year 1940 Easter Sunday was on:
Catholic Easter Sunday in 1940 was on Sunday, March 24th. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 1940 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, March 31st. People went to Church on Easter Sunday with their families to meet and join the community celebrating Easter Holiday and kids were decorating the Easter Eggs and playing Easter games.
Every year Easter Sunday is celebrated on the first Sunday following the ecclesiastical full moon. This occurs on or soonest after 21 March (in some years the calculations is varied).
Most Christians including Roman Catholic, Anglican Communion and Protestant Churches refer to the week before Easter as “Holy Week” that also contains the days of the Easter Triduum.
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