Why does the Easter holiday fall on a different day every year?

Short answer: Easter Sunday is the first Sunday after the first full moon after vernal equinox. Detailed Explanation: The calculation of Easter is complicated because it is linked to (an inaccurate version of) the Hebrew calendar. Jesus was crucified immediately before the Jewish Passover, which ...

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How did the colors orange and black become synonymous with Halloween?

The Celtics were given credit for beginning the holiday as a festival of harvest. Harvest time is when things look orange in autumn, so that's why the orange. Black refers to the side of Halloween that deals with the festival of the dead, which it was once believed to be. Black also represents d...

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When will Easter be on April 18 again?

The next time will be in 2049.

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What do Christians eat on festive days?

On Lent They Eat Fish And Seafood :)) x

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Why is orange a Halloween color?

Because it is the color of pumpkins and autumn leaves,two things strongly associated with Halloween.

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How do you not have fun all day?

watch a 10 hour marathon of friends

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How many times has Easter fallen on the 23 April in the last 100 years?

Twice: 1905 & 1916

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How many days between Ash Wednesday and Easter?

Ash Wednesday falls 46 days before Easter. It actually works out to 40 days if one does not count the Sundays. The season in between is known as the season of Lent.

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How many times has Easter fallen on April 12?

"How many times has Easter fallen on April 12?"

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Where did the word Easter originate from?

Eastre or Eostre which was the name of the Teutonic goddess who threw a large party known as the Vernal Equinox.

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Is there such thing as the Easter Bunny?

There is no such thing as the Easter bunny. Parents / Guardians just tell you there is such thing to make the holidays brighten up and put a little more spirit into them :) Remember once you stop believing, you'll also stop receiving.

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What is Easter Monday?

Easter Monday is the day following Easter Sunday.

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In Mexico what national holiday is celebrated on November 2?

All Soul's Day (Day of the Dead)

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Do nurses get paid time and a half for working holidays?

It would depend on the contract the nurse is held to. In general though many nurses and others in that profession do get paid time and a half for working holidays.

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Which day is Easter Holiday in Texas 2010?

April 4th is Easter Sunday.

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What 6 events make up Pentecost?

For some in Christianity, it is the picturing the Church of God as the firstfruits of God's salvation with its members being the first to be spiritually begotten in this world and the first to be born into God's family spiritually.

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Is today Easter in china?

This year (2012) being a Leap Year, there would normally be one chance in 366 that the answer to this question is "yes." However, since I am answering this question the day after Easter, 2012, there is one chance in 365 that this question is yes, unless you happen to be curious about this in a Le...

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When are the American school holidays?

There are several Labor Day Sept. 1 Veterans Day Nov. Thanksgiving Nov Winter Break Mid Dec to Jan. Lincolns Birthday Feb Presidents Birthday Feb Martin Luther King's Birthday Feb Spring Break March-April Memorial Day May I don't think I forgot any days.

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When did the Easter begin?

What people know as 'Easter', began the first year after the resurrection of Jesus. It just was not called Easter at this time. The title of Easter developed as time went by.

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Easter tradition about Holland?

We paint Easter eggs and hide it for the children. Then we have breakfast with a lot of eggs, go to our family and eat cake.

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What holidays do Egyptians celebrate?

Egyptians celebrated the Day of the Dead, and Leylet en Nuktah.

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What is the association of a rabbit with a basket of eggs have to do with the Resurrection of Christ?

It's really the stark DIS-association of the two that's the puzzler. It reveals how much that modern professing Christianity has departed from the Truth of God's Word, the Bible. Yet, perhaps onething that connects them is that-NEITHER ONE is "commanded by God to be KEPT or OBSERVED by God's peop...

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Do Filipinos celebrate Easter?

Yes, most Filipinos are devout Catholics, so they celebrate all the Christian holidays.

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Why is the chicken an Easter symbol?

i dont have a clue at all do any of you have any clues at all?

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Do atheist celebrate Easter?

Ok, atheist do not believe in god or jesus therefore cannot possibly celebrate something we do not believe in.

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Why is Christmas the best holiday?

because it has so many wonders! :D

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Why do bunnies represent Easter?

Easter eggs represent Jesus' resurrection. Bunnies lay eggs therefore bunnies came to the picture of Easter

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What are the traditions in austria for Easter?

Pussy Willows decorated with blown out coloured Eggs, coloured Eggs from Easter bunny who hides them. Green Thursday the Church-bells fly to Rom, they eat Spinach, Church on God Friday to walk the Stations of the cross, the Church bells return on Easter Sunday Sunday Mass celebrating the Resurrec...

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Does Netherlands observe Good Friday?

Yes The Netherlands are a Mainly Christian country and observe the Christian traditions such as Easter and Christmas

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What year did Halloween fall on a Sunday?

Halloween has fallen on a Sunday in the years 1909, 1915, 1920, 1926, 1937, 1943, 1948, 1954, 1965, 1971, 1976, 1982, 1993, 1999, 2004 and 2010.

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Orange and black are Halloween colors because?

Orange for Harvast Black for dead

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What harvest festival do Jewish families celebrate?

Jewish people around the globe celebrate Sukkot, a festival of thanksgiving that lasts nine days.

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Which holidays are paid time and a half?

I believe that would depend on your company's policy and whether or not a union is involved, but the company policy would dictate that.

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Why is Easter on a Sunday?

Because it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which happened on a Sunday.

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What date is Easter of 2010?

In 2010, Easter Sunday falls on April 4th.

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Why is Easter an important holiday in Christianity?

On Easter, Christians commemorate the most important event in the history of mankind: Jesus' victory over death.

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Does Venezuela have Easter?

As Venezuela is 96% Roman Catholic, Easter will be celebrated.

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Is there mail delivery in the US on Good Friday?

Yes, There Is Mail. Good Friday is not a national holiday so yes, the US Postal Service delivers mail. When is there no mail delivery in the US? See the Related Link for a list of days on which the United States Postal Service does not deliver mail.

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Do Jehovah's Witnesses celebrate Jewish holidays since they do not have pagan roots?

Jehovah's Witnesses do not observe the ancient Jewish holidays because these are associated with the Mosiac Law which was done away with by Christ Jesus' sacrifice. Jehovah's Witnesses excercise faith in Jesus and observe the Law of the Christ rather than holding to those pre-Christian observance...

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What is the best holiday Christmas Easter or Halloween?

non of them. all are terribal

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I need a good costume for Easter any ideas?

The new English National Dress is catching on.It can be put together with reasonable ease as there are simple cutting patterns to make it from.The men's dress is based on a rectangle,whilst the women's is more complex although fairly straightforward to make. The braid embroidery is really the onl...

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Why does the bunny rabbit represent Easter?

the bunny rabit is apart of the pagion holiday

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What is the tradition for Easter Monday?

Please rephase your question, Do u mean Easter sunday, there is no Easter Monday.

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Is Sears open on easter Sunday?

Yes, it is open on Sundays.

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Why are black and orange Halloween colors?

cause there was this little kid thats name was halloween and his favorite colors were orange and black

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Merryhill bank holiday monday opening times?

i think 11-5 Its 10 till 6, i just phoned for myself lol

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On what day is Jesus rising from dead celebrated?

Easter a.k.a. Resurrection Day

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What day was Easter in 1901?

In 1901, Easter Sunday was on April 7.

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What are some of the Easter Bunny's chores?

The Easter bunny has to color eggs, make eggs, and deliver them. Those are basically his only chores.

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Date for Easter 2010 US?

Easter Sunday falls on April 4, 2010.

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What do Buddhists celebrate?

The celebrate festivals in there community.

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Why does Canada have Easter on Monday instead of Sunday like America?

They don't. Easter is a religious holiday and is always on a Sunday. In most provinces, the Monday is taken as a civic holiday due to the fact that Easter falls on a day which is already a non-working day for most Canadians. Many Union employees also get a holiday on Good Friday as well.

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Important holiday of Christianity?

christmas. easter.

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Why Easter is a favorite American holiday?

Because they get to eat good foods and decorate Easter eggs

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When should one start decorating for EASTER?

2-3 weeks prior is fine.

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Why is the egg one of the most used symbols at Easter?

Christians used the egg as a symbol of the rebirth of the Earth and as a symbol of the resurrection of Jesus.

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How many times has Easter fallen on April 8th in the last 60 years?

It was only a few years ago: 2007! My older brother's birthday was on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007. I save all my yearly calendars as my diaries.

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What is the origin of the Easter egg?

Easter is the name of the English Goddess of Light. Her annual Spring-time festival was ancient before the Christians appeared and caused the people, in the words of the Venerable Bede, to "celebrate the old feast in the spirit of a new solemnity." The Easter eggs, magical ones, in a grass-lined ...

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Does Germany observe Good Friday?

Yes. The main religious holy days are observed as Christianity is the semi-official religion in Germany. Joncey

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What religion is the Easter bunny?

ummm EVERY RELIGION! what kind of person are you? Answer: The Easter Bunny and Easter Eggs are associated with the Chrisitan celebration called "Easter" but it has no origin in their beliefs. The term "Easter" comes from a pagan belief that worship each of the soltice seasons. They used symbols t...

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Why are Easter eggs in the shape of an egg?

Basically, because chickens and rabbits are born in the spring. They have therefore become symbols of the pagan holiday of Eostre, celebrating the start of the growing season. Christians later incorporated this celebration into the Easter holiday, which is how the incongruous picture of rabbits l...

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Are banks closed the Monday following Easter Sunday?

That depends on where you are in the world. In some countries it is a bank holiday so the banks are closed. In other countries, they are open.

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What date is Easter Monday?

In 2010, Easter Monday will fall on April 5.

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When was Easter?

In 2009, it was on April 5th.

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How many times has Easter fallen on April 19?

Easter Sunday has fallen on the 19th April in the following years - 1767, 1772, 1829, 1835, 1840, 1908, 1981, 1987 and 1992. Easter Sunday is due to fall on this date again in 2071.

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In which country is it customary to fly kites at Easter?

Traditionally in Greece at Easter Greeks fly kites. Some Caribbean islands like Bermuda also celebrate the resurection of Christ in this way.

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Way are black and orange the colors of Halloween?

Way they are....i dont know, Why is because pumpkins are orange and black is the color of night just a guess though!

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What symbols do we use during the Easter season?

We use lambs, eggs, rabbits, and flowers as symbols of Easter.

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When was the last year Halloween was on a Sunday?

Halloween fell on a Sunday in 2004 and 2010. Halloween will next fall on a Sunday in 2021.

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What day is Easter Sunday 2110?

ANSWER In 2110 Easter Sunday falls on 6 April.

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What are some famous Salvadoran traditions?

-They eat pupusas, which consists of a thick totilla combined with a variety of ingredients such as ground beef, cheese, pork, beans, loroco, etc. Pupusas can be costume made with ingredients of your preference! -On Christmas and new year's the use of fireworks are prominent -On Easter week, they...

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What holidays do Jehovah's Witnessess celebrate?

As Witnesses we enjoy our annual holidays from employment. 10,857 anointed Witnesses celebrate the Lord's Evening, while the rest of the approximately 7 million Witnesses observe the celebration. Apart from that we do not celebrate any other holidays although we do of course enjoy the time off fr...

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Do Jehovah witnesses celebrate holidays?

no we don't celebrate holidays or birthdays we don't celebrate Christmas because Jesus' birthday wasnt on December 25th because in the bible that Jesus' birthday was 6 months before his death and he died in April (Easter) so if u go 6 months back its sometime in october we don't do Halloween beca...

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Why are Halloween colors black and orange?

One might think of black cats and pumpkins, but Halloween colors are a little more complex than that. There are two schools of thought about the significance of Halloween orange and black. One goes back to the ancient Celtic roots of the holidays, when orange unbleached beeswax candles were lit d...

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How often does Halloween fall on Sunday?

Not really sure what the statistical answer for Halloween on Sunday but as a standard it is every five or six years. However every so often it skips and occurs every eleven years. Unless I am mistaken the following years are when Halloween occurs on a Sunday; 2010 --> 2021 --> --> 2027 -...

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How many days of darkness in the Easter holiday?

2, Friday starting at 3 in the afternoon and all of Saturday

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What is a 'quinceanera'?

The Quinceañera is a celebration of a young girl's coming of age (her 15th birthday). It is a Hispanic tradition that dates back to the ancient native cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. This rite of initiation, that is rooted in the customs of the Toltec & Aztec, the Maya, the Que...

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How is Easter celebrated in France?

90% of the population of France is Roman Catholic, so many people attend special church services on Easter. Church bells stop ringing on Good Friday to commemorate Jesus' death and ring out again on Easter Sunday in recognition of his resurrection. Children wake up and look for colorfully decorat...

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When will Easter be celebrated in 2012?

Easter is April 8th in 2012. Ash Wednesday is February 22nd. See the related link for other years.

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Where does the Easter Bunny live and what is his address?

Easter Island, Head #02! We know this to be true because... WE FOUND HIM. Actually, Santa Claus has advised me that the preceding information is specifically intended to prevent the Easter Bunny's distraction from his duly-appointed yearly errands. DO NOT visit Easter Island in search of said Mr....

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Why orange and black are Halloween colors?

• he reason why Halloween is associated with the colors orange and black is that orange represents the color of pumpkins, which of course are a traditional Halloween decoration (especially if carved), and black represents the dark spirits which supposedly come forth on All Hallow's Eve (the name ...

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When and where did Easter first begin?

For Christians, the origin of Easter is simply the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ about 2,000 years ago. According to the Gospel accounts, Jesus Christ, the true Messiah promised in the Old Testament, was crucified and resurrected at the time of the Jewish Passover. Since that aweso...

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What do bunnies and eggs have to do with Easter or the resurrection of Christ?

Nothing, actually. People have been celebrating spring for as long as weather got cold in the winter, and food supplies dwindled. Birds usually lay their eggs in the spring, so eggs were a natural symbol for spring, rebirth, and new life. Rabbits are very fertile animals whose babies scampered ab...

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Are Halloween Christmas Easter and Valentine's Day holidays?

Not necessarily. "Holiday" suggests a day when shops are closed and people enjoy a day off from work or school, but this does not happen on Valentine's Day or Halloween.

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What do kids wear on Easter Sunday?

Children wear their Sunday best clothes on Easter. Often this means new clothing purchased for Easter.

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