Easter 2016 – When Was Easter 2016?
In the year 2016 Easter Sunday was on:
Catholic Easter Sunday in 2016 was on Sunday, March 27th. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2016 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, April 3rd. 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.
Alternative Names for Easter Sunday
Easter Holiday’, ‘Easter Day’ and ‘Resurrection Day’ are other names Easter Sunday is being called.
What is closed on Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is a religious holiday and as such there is it is normal that corporates and businesses such as Banks, Offices, USPS, Government, Universities, Colleges, Schools and more are closed.
What is Open on Easter Sunday
While most companies and businesses are closed on Easter Sunday, parks, malls and retail shops are open for the people to enjoy with their families.
Why Do We Celebrate Easter
Easter is one of the most important holiday within the Christians Holidays. We celebrate Easter Sunday because of Jesus Christ rosing from being dead after he was burried at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
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