When Is Easter 2024? Easter 2024 Information
In the year 2024 Easter Sunday will be on:
Catholic Easter Sunday in 2024 was on Sunday, March 31st. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2024 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, April 7th. 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 Sunday has alternative names and many times also being called Easter Day and Resurrection Day. This is because of the day when Jesus Resurrected following him being crucified on Friday.
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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Easter Vigil – When is Easter Vigil 2024?
In the year 2024 Easter Vigil will be on Saturday
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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