When Easter Sunday On 2017
You cannot deny when we say Easter day is the perfect day for us to celebrate our kindness to the world and for the new life of our god, Easter is also called Pascha and in 2017 we also call Resurrection Sunday. After Full Moon the Easter Sunday is celebrated, on every Month of April this festival is celebrated and on that festival Christian people comes together to wish their beloved one this occasion. They create wonderful meals for the whole day, Jesus lovers where on holiday on Sunday to break the fast and eat till last.
It is the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead and that is why we call it as “Easter Egg“. After third day of Jesus funeral and his killers Romans at Calvary in 30AD. There was a Great Lent who proceed for 40 days period of fasting, prayer and penance. Lent is the religious in the liturgical calendar which begins from Ash Wednesday and it ends in six weeks but before Easter Sunday on April every year.
Lent has interesting part for Jesus on Easter Day or we can say Holy Week, it prepares for the believer through the holi prayer in Christian Humanity. Just before the Easter Sunday the week called “Holy Week” In Holy week it has the days of Easter Triduum which includes Maundy Thursday. Believers celebrate the Maundy, Last Supper and Good Friday and all before Easter Sunday April.
2017 will also be a part of Easter Sunday on April 16th. On 14th of April will be the good friday where the fasting and other religious activity completes.
Why The Easter Sunday Date Changes Every Year? All the answers below you can find.
Yes it changes every year because of religious feast. Easter Sunday is the most important Holiday on Christian Calendar and it has been continuously monitored from the earlier days of Jesus Christ. Basically Easter Sunday is celebrated every year on first day of Sunday and it is because of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, following crucifixion. Also before the first sunday of April there is a Good Friday on First friday of April and at last day as Easter Sunday it marks as the end of Holy Week as the end of Lent fasting.
The resurrection represents the triumph of good over evil, sin, death and the physical body of Jesus Christ.
(Today's Gregorian Calendar)
|Easter Orthodox Church
(From The Julian Calendar)
|2017||April 16||April 16|
|2018||April 1||April 8|
|2019||April 21||April 28|
How The Date Of Easter Decided?
What if I say the date of Easter is linked with Full Moon Day? Yes, Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon or we can say just after the Vernal Equinox, it is considered as March 21 in Gregorian Calendar or Julian Calendar. Church has fixed the date of full Moon day. But still it not always the same day. sometime the calendar changes with the religious activity. The Paschal Full Moon always comes on 14th day of Lunar Month and it’s because of calculation by Ancient Church made in A.D. 325, now it doesn’t take that into consideration for Lunar Motion. And because of this Easter always comes on Sunday just between March 22 and April 25 every year.
On 2017 we have Easter on 16th of April and on 14th of April it has Good Friday.
Why Do We Have Easter Eggs?
The religious custom believes that giving eggs at Easter means a celebration of New Life. Christians still remember and from the Holy Book it is said that after dying on the wooden cross Jesus Christ rose from the dead and this miracle showed that the life could win over death and Jesus Christ got many believers. From that very day Christians believes Egg is the symbol of Jesus Christ resurrection as when they cracked open they stand for the empty tomb and that’s is why people decorate their Easter Egg and wait for the empty tomb.
Julian Calendar For Easter Orthodox Church: Orthodox Churches follows Julian Calendar for movable feast and religious observances, on certain cases of religious observances it can be take place between April 4 and May 8.
Date Of Easter Related To Golden Number?
Yes, many visitors leave their comment asking for Golden Number and the answer is: Golden Number is used to calculate and decide the date of Easter for feast.
There is a number within the calculation of 19-year cycle of Moon which repeats its dates on every 19 years. You can calculate by your own, Add 1 to any given year and then divide the result by 19, you will get the remainder and that is the Golden Number. If you found there is no remainder then the Golden Number will be 19.
Which Tradition Is Related With Easter?
- Eggs: Traditionally Prohibited During Lent, Symbol Of New Life
- Easter Bunny: Symbol of fertility, Recalls The Hare
Where Did The World “Easter” Came From?
What if we say that the word Easter is unclear or it may be have derived from Anglo-Saxon dawn the goddess Eostre, whose feast was celebrated on each spring seasons. But still some say that the word Easter came from the combination of “Rising”, “Dawn” or “East”, the Sun Rise or the born of some new life just like Jesus Christ.
What Are The Recipes On Easter Sunday For April Celebration?
- Classic Deviled Eggs
- Lemony Asparagus Dill Soup
- Asparagus Tart
- Fruits Salad With Maple Mint Dressing
- Grilled Rosemary Lamb
- Ham Divan
- Baked Parsnips
- Carrot Puff
- Asparagus Tips With Ham
- Lemon Butter
- Italian Easter Bread
- Lambropsomo (The Traditional Geek Easter Bread)
Desserts On Easter
- Lemon-Coconut Meltaways
- Warm Brownie Pie
- Carrot Cupcakes With Cream-Cheese Frosting
- Love’s Lemon Cake
- Prize Coconut Cake
Jesus Christ Is Back!