The day of Christ's resurrection from the dead. Easter duty obligates RCs to receive Holy Communion at Easter time (1st Sunday in Lent to Trin. Sunday in the US; Ash Wednesday to Low* Sunday in Eng.; Ash Wednesday to the octave of SS. Peter and Paul [July 6] in Ireland; 1st Sunday in Lent to the octave of the Ascension in Scot., or in some places to Low Sunday). See also Church Year; Easter Controversy; Pasch; Sunday Letter.
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