PRINT Activity 2 Spring 2015 Easter Math Easter is more than a one-day celebration. Find out how many days it lasts. First read the clues and write the answers in the colored boxes, beginning with the second block. Then do the math and write the answers in the white boxes, beginning with the first block. Begin with the number of feet Jesus washed at the Last Supper. Times the number of great lights God made to hang in the sky. (See Gen. 1:16.) Minus the number of apostles remaining after Judas betrayed Jesus. Plus the number of years Jesus lived. Minus the number of Zebedee’s sons. (See Mt. 4:21.) Plus the number of apostles who breakfasted on a sea shore with the Risen Jesus. (See Jn. 21:1-18.) Plus the number of days from the Resurrection to the Ascension. Minus the number of wise and foolish bridesmaids in Jesus’ parable. (See Mt. 25:1.) Minus the number of apostles who doubted the resurrection of Jesus. (See Jn. 20:24-25.) Minus the number of days in the Triduum. Divided by the number of disciples who met Jesus on the road to Emmaus. (See Lk. 24:13-14.) Minus the number of apostles at the foot of Jesus’ cross. (See Jn. 19:26-27.) The Church celebrates Easter for _____ whole days. The very last day of the celebration is Pentecost, which comes _____ days after Easter. A Service of Note to Parents: More activities at pflaumweeklies.com/PGWOnline © 2015 Pflaum Publishing Group, Dayton, OH. Permission is granted to reproduce this page for use by parishes, schools, and families using Pflaum Gospel Weeklies.
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