When Is Easter 2023? Easter 2023 Information
In the year 2023 Easter Sunday will be on:
Catholic Easter Sunday in 2023 was on Sunday, April 9th. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2023 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, April 16th. 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
There are 2 alternative names for Easter Sunday. The first one is Easter Day (most common after Easter Sunday). The second one is Resurrection Day related to the resurrected after the crucification that was on Friday.
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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