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By Philip Kosloski, Aleteia, 04/06/21

The week following Easter Sunday continues the glorious celebration of Jesus’ resurrection.

Like Christmas, Easter is often celebrated by the secular world in the days leading up to the feast, but not after. This is in contrast to the liturgical celebration of these feasts, which only begins on the day itself and extends for many days and even weeks after.

In particular, “Easter Week” — known as the Easter Octave — is a special way the Church continues the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection, acting as if each day is Easter itself!

Here are a few fun facts about Easter Week and how we can participate in the joy of the Risen Christ. …

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