Category Archives: Easter

Happy Easter!

He Is Risen! He Is Risen Indeed! A glorious and holy Easter Sunday to you! The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society. Advertisements

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Eastern Easter Date

Why Does Eastern Orthodoxy (and Eastern Catholicism) Celebrate Easter on Different Days from Latin Rite Catholics? Well, there are a couple answers.  First of all, it’s not always on a different Sunday!  In 2010 and 2011, for example, Eastern and … Continue reading

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He IS Risen!

Wishing everyone a Blessed and Happy Easter! ArabicAl Maseeh qam!Haqqan qam! Armenian Qristos haryal ý y merelotz!Haverzh ordnyal ý harutiune Qristosy! Albanian Krishti Ungjall!Vertete Ungjall! ByelorussianKhristos Uvoskros!Zaprowdu Uvoskros! ChineseHelisituosi fuhuole. Queshi fuhuole. CopticPikhirstof aftonf! Khen o methni aftonf! CzechKristus vstal … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday!

Just taking a moment here to wish everyone a blessed Holy Saturday!  I am going to the Easter Vigil with the Orthodox tonight!  I’ve never experienced it from the Eastern perspective, so looking forward to it.  Of course they won’t … Continue reading

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What Is Easter Duty?

We get many inquiries, especially this time of year, regarding the Easter Duty for Catholics, so I thought I would post another article on the topic – somewhat repeating earlier articles (see links at the end of this one). What … Continue reading

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He Is Risen

Christ Is Risen!Christ is Risen Indeed! The Traditional Easter Greeting in many languages! A reminder too, that the Eastertide lasts from Easter Morning through Pentecost. This greeting is appropriate for our fellow Christians, whatever their language, throughout Eastertide. So, if … Continue reading

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Easter Duty

What is the Easter Duty or Easter Obligation? Well, let’s first discuss the precepts involved here: CCC 2042 The first precept (“You shall attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation and rest from servile labor”) requires the faithful … Continue reading

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