Last year Eastern and Western Easter was celebrated on the same day. The same is true this year. Last time that happened for two consecutive years was 1942/1943. Next time it will happen for two consecutive years (unless churches get their act together – or Jesus returns sooner – we can discuss which might happen sooner) is 2037/2038.

This link explains how Easter Day is arrived at.

Here’s the next few years when Eastern and Western Easters coincide: 2014 2017 2025 2028 2031 2034…

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image source: Easter service in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, (AP/Daylife)

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