seems to have lingered into the 4th century, when Socrates of Constantinople recorded that some Quartodecimans were deprived of their churches by John Chrysostom 56 and that some were harassed by Nestorius. Retrieved Just so, on that first Easter morning, Jesus came to life and walked out of the tomb, and left it, as it were, an empty shell. Please carefully select the type of information that you post on TCC service or release to others. However, the legislation has not been implemented, although it remains on the Statute book and could be implemented subject to approval by the various Christian churches. 23 In Latin and Greek, the Christian celebration was, and still is, called Pascha (Greek: a word derived from Aramaic ( Paskha cognate to Hebrew ( Pesach ). Retrieved b Hieromonk Cassian, A Scientific Examination of the Orthodox Church Calendar, Center for Traditionalist Orthodox Studies, 1998,.5152, isbn. "Calculation of the Ecclesiastical Calendar" Archived 3 November 2008 at the Wayback Machine. This is succinctly summarized by the Paschal troparion, sung repeatedly for 40 days, through the Apodosis of Easter, which is the day before Ascension. 55 Polycrates ( circa 190 however, wrote to Victor defending the antiquity of Asian Quartodecimanism. 104 Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays across all states and territories. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other TCC Members. Instead, the date for Easter is determined on a lunisolar calendar similar to the Hebrew calendar. At its completion all light in the church building is extinguished, and all wait in darkness and silence for the stroke of midnight.