Easter 1978 – When Was Easter 1978?

In the year 1978 Easter Sunday was on:

March 26th

Catholic Easter Sunday in 1978 was on Sunday, March 26th. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 1978 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, April 2nd. 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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