When is Easter 2019 Date – Easter Sunday Origin, Importance & History

When is Easter 2019 Date – Easter Sunday Origin, Importance & History – Easter is a festival and public holiday celebrated mainly in the United States of America. The festival celebrates the resurrection of Jesus from the dead and is mainly celebrated by Christians. Easter is considered as the rebirth of Christianity and is celebrated in memory of Jesus Christ. Easter is also known as Pascha and is one of the oldest Christian holidays. During the 50 days of Easter season, people follow fasting from Easter Sunday to Pentecost.

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When is Easter 2019 – Calendar Date?

Easter Sunday is a old festival celebrated by all Christians all over the world. The festival of Easter is celebrated in month of March-April. This year the world will celebrate Easter on 21st April 2019. The Easter Calendar date is variable and depends on the lunisolar calendar. Easter always falls on Sunday.

Easter (Western/Eastern) Year Date
Western 2019 21st April
Eastern 2019 28th April
Western 2020 12th April
Eastern 2020 19th April
Western 2021 2nd April
Eastern 2021 4th May

Easter Sunday Importance, History & Origin

This year, the world will celebrate Easter on 21st April. The preceding week is also known as the holy week. The holy week also holds equal importance and people celebrate Holy Thursday, Good Friday in this week. The holy week is remembered as the day as the Last Supper while Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion and death of Lord Jesus Christ. The exact Easter Origin is not known yet. But many sources say that this day is derived from Easter, a Teutonic goddess of spring and fertility. The word is also believed to be derived from Greek and Latin Pascha or Pasch for Passover act. The Easter is also known as Pascha which afterward came to be known as Easter Sunday.

Updated: February 7, 2019 — 5:57 pm

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