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Easter Sunday (Baptist, Catholicism, Christianity, Episcopalianism)

Event Type
Religious/Cultural
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Date
Apr 4, 2021   All Day
Contact
Linden Reid
E-Mail
lereid@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-9822
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Religious Observances

The Feast of the Resurrection of Christ. It is the greatest and oldest feast of the Christian Church. Easter is linked to the Jewish Passover by much of its symbolism, as well as by its position in the calendar. In many languages, the words for "Easter" and "Passover" are strikingly similar. The Episcopal Church celebrates the Eucharist with great solemnity on this most holy of feast days. In addition to Easter Day services, it is often observed with family gatherings.

 

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This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.

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