Easter Every Year - John the baptist and jesus easter may occur on different dates in the gregorian calendar and. There s a reason why easter sunday dates keep changing and today let s talk about how the date is determined.
Why does the date change each year. Passover also changes every year because it s calculated by the first full moon following something called the vernal equinox a day in spring when night and day are exactly the same length. The epact can have a value from 0 or 30 to 29 days.
Like the easter date based on the gregorian calendar orthodox easter falls on a sunday between march 22 and april 25 in the julian calendar years 1753 2400.
This is a list of dates for easter the easter dates also affect when ash wednesday maundy thursday good friday holy saturday feast of the ascension and pentecost occur consequently determining the liturgical year except the calendar of saints feasts of the annunciation and the nativities of st. John the baptist and jesus easter may occur on different dates in the gregorian calendar and. Every year the date changes and somehow many people are wondering why the church or the government won t just determined a fixed date for it. This means that the date changes every year with the easter holiday falling sometime in march or april.