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May 23, 2024

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Easter In Old Poland

Slower paced, more home-spun, less commercialized By Robert Strybel Polish/Polonian Affairs Writer Today’s global marketing is designed to extract as much money as possible from wallets and credit cards during a lengthy build-up period, only to swiftly refocus on the next big commercial extravaganza down the line. When some Americans take down their Christmas trees as early as December 26th, …

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The Date of Easter

Prior to A.D. 325, Easter was celebrated on different days of the week, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. In that year, the Council of Nicaea was convened by Emperor Constantine. It issued the Easter Rule, which states that Easter shall be celebrated on the first Sunday that occurs after the first full moon on or after the vernal equinox. However, …

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