When Is Easter 2021? Easter 2021 Information
In the year 2021 Easter Sunday will be on:
Catholic Easter Sunday in 2021 was on Sunday, April 4th. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2021 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, April 11th. Usually people go to Church on Easter Sunday to join the community in celebrating the Easter Holiday and then Easter dinner with the family.
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 Day’ and ‘Resurrection Day’ are two alternative names that people use to call Easter Sunday and the Easter Holiday. Many times people also refer Sunday Easter to Easter Weekend as well.
What is closed on Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is a holiday where most businesses are closed including Banks, Offices, USPS, Government, Universities, Colleges, Schools and more.
What is Open on Easter Sunday
On Easter Sunday most retailers are opening their stores, shopping malls and parks are open to the public on Easter Sunday and Easter Weekend.
Why Do We Celebrate Easter
The importance of Easter holiday to Christian is coming from Jesus Christ resurrection from the dead three days after he died. Easter is probably the most important holiday for Christians worldwide.
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Easter Vigil – When is Easter Vigil 2021?
In the year 2021 Easter Vigil will be on Saturday
The holiday Easter Vigil, also called the Paschal Vigil or the Great Vigil of Easter, is a liturgy held in traditional Christian churches, on the Saturday before Easter Sunday, as the first official starting of the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus.
The Easter Vigil marks the end of Lent, where practitioners had spent the last 40 days giving up something in reverence of Christ’s sacrifice. It marks a transition from dark into light, despair to hope, spiritual emptiness to spiritual newness. It is the celebration of Christ’s resurrection and the redemptive gift He has given the world.
Although celebrated Holy Saturday evening, it is the dramatic Easter vigil liturgy that marks the beginning of Easter.
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