April 12, 2015

Happy Easter

5 comments:

Mark Moore (Moderator) said...

He is Risen! (Not that one-time historical events are comparable or provable by the same methods used for anthropology here, but to the extent they are then I'd say there is more evidence for this than a lot of the hypothesis which get floated, and ardently advocated for, around here...).

Alexandros said...

Happy Easter!

emilializ said...

Happy Easter to you too... About holidays, is Orthodox Easter always a week later than Western Easter (I know that Orthodox Christmas is 12 days after that in the West)?

Sappa Lama Gomso said...

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Rachel Rockwell said...

@emilializ : I happened to see your comment today. No, Orthodox Easter is not always a week after Western Easter; in fact, some years it is the same date. You can read more about how this is determined here.

Contrary to what you have heard, we also celebrate Christmas on December 25th; it is what is known as a "fixed feast," as opposed to Pascha (easter), which is a "movable feast."