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An Easter that will be remembered for years

 


Because of COVID-19, many churches will not be in their sanctuaries for Easter, April 12.

Easter Sunday can fall on any date between March 22 and April 25. The dates change because Easter happens on the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon. The word Paschal means “Passover” in Greek, which is a transliteration of the Hebrew word “pesach.” The Paschal full moon is the first full moon after the spring equinox. This is sometimes referred to as the Egg Moon. This moon sometimes occurs in March and sometimes in April. So, April 12 is not locked in for Easter every year, but it is the date for 2020.

Easter 2020 will be remembered for a very long time as the Sunday America had no East...



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