We would like to invite you to sign up for the completely free Apples4theteacher.com Newsletter! Join our other 480,975 readers.
Subscribers are automatically registered to receive free teaching resources including lesson plan ideas, printables and more. Stay informed of all our new resources as they're developed...we have some exciting features coming in 2013!
P.S.. To officially become a newsletter subscriber, be sure to confirm your subscription by responding to the email we send you.
Need to know the exact date of Easter Sunday this year? Here's a chart that shows what day Easter is celebrated from 2011 - 2016.
Easter always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the vernal equinox. Some years show Western Christian churches and Eastern Orthodox churches celebrating Easter on different dates. This is because Western churches use the Gregorian calendar (standard calendar for most of the world) and Orthodox churches use the older Julian calendar. Eastern Orthodox Easter always falls after Passover since the Crucifixion and Resurrection took place after Jesus entered Jerusalem to celebrate Passover. For a more detailed explanation why some Easter dates differ between Western and Eastern churches, check out A Tale of Two Easters.