name for the Sunday of the Resurrection of our Lord, 'the feast of feasts,' and
'most solemn of all solemnities,' for the Resurrection is the keystone of the
Christian faith and hope; the rejoicing thereat is extended liturgically over 56
days, paschal-time." (Catholic Dictionary)
from the dead, glorious and immortal, on Easter Sunday, the third day after His
death." (Baltimore Catechism)
is the first Sunday after the full moon which occurs on or next after March 21;
it therefore always falls on some date between March 22 and April 25 inclusive.
This date for its observance was fixed by the Council of Nicaea in 325."
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