Easter 1961 – When Was Easter 1961?

In the year 1961 Easter Sunday was on:

April 2nd

Catholic Easter Sunday in 1961 was on Sunday, April 2nd. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 1961 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, April 9th. 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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