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Easter Facts

Dates of Easter, Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, and Good Friday
Easter Date:
Sunday:
Apr 9, 2007
Mar 23, 2008
Apr 12, 2009
Apr 4, 2010
Apr 24, 2011
Apr 8, 2012
Ash Wednesday Date
Wednesday:
Feb 21, 2007
Feb 6, 2008
Feb 25, 2009
Feb 17, 2010
Mar 9, 2011
Feb 22, 2012
Palm Sunday Date
Sunday:
Apr 1, 2007
Mar 16, 2008
Apr 5, 2009
Mar 28, 2010
Apr 17, 2011
Apr 1, 2012
Good Friday Date
Friday:
Apr 6, 2007
Mar 21, 2008
Apr 10, 2009
Apr 2, 2010
Apr 22, 2011
Apr 6, 2012

Rule to Determine the Date of Easter:
Easter is always observed on a Sunday on or after March 22 and no later than April 25. For details about the ecclesiastical rules, check here. Use this Easter Date Calculator to determine the date in any year.
More About Easter Below
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Reason We Celebrate Easter:
Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Modern Observance of Easter:

Lent, Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Good Friday Facts

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