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  •  I don't know what a modular holiday is. (0+ / 0-)

    Easter falls on approximately the same day every year on the Hebrew calendar. The only variation is that it has to fall on a Sunday.

    •  Easter is known... (1+ / 0-)
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      sayitaintso

      As a moveable feast. Really THE moveable feast in Christianity.

      I just meant that the numerical date changes. So it can overlap other dates that are more rigid.

    •  According to the decision of the Council of (2+ / 0-)
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      sawgrass727, splashy

      Nicaea (325 CE), Easter falls on the Sunday after the first full moon which occurs on or after March 21.  Thus, Easter (as observed by Western Christianity--Eastern Orthodox calculates it differently) can occur between March 22 and April 24.

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