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When Is Easter 2012?

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A statue of the risen Christ at Saint Mary Oratory, Rockford, Illinois. (Photo © Scott P. Richert)

A statue of the risen Christ at Saint Mary Oratory, Rockford, Illinois.

(Photo © Scott P. Richert)
A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ. (Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ.

(Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

Question: When Is Easter 2012?

Easter 2012, the greatest feast day in the Christian 2012 calendar, celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. What is the date of Easter 2012?

Answer: Easter Sunday falls on April 8, 2012.

For the date of Easter in other years, see When Is Easter? For the date of Eastern Orthodox Easter 2012, see When Greek Orthodox Easter Is Celebrated (from the About.com GuideSite to Greece Travel).

For the dates of other Holy Days of Obligation and moveable feasts associated with Easter 2012, see the Catholic 2012 calendar.

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