Evidently, the aim of theDating Method is to maintain, for each , the same season of the year and the same relationship to the preceding astronomical full moon that occurred at the time of Jesus' resurrection in 30 A.D. A good goal, but very confusing. Maybe we can contact the current pope and suggest that always be celebrated on the first Sunday in April.
Until that happens, you'll be glad to know that there are limits.can never be before March 22 or after April 25. This year is the earliest any of us will ever see the rest of our lives, since it won't happen again for another 220 years. Oh, and the last time it was this early was 1913.
Here are the dates forfor the next four years...
- 2009 - April 12
- 2010 - April 4
- 2011 - April 24
- 2012 - April 8