Queen Elizabeth will miss the Easter Church service on Prince Philip’s anniversary

By Samantha Schnurr, ETOnline.com.

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This year, Queen Elizabeth II will be significantly absent from the royal family’s traditional Easter Sunday services.

According to a royal source, King Easter will not be attending church on Sunday, April 17 in honor of Easter Sunday, but other members of the royal family will be present. Although it is a holiday, it will mark a glorious occasion – the first anniversary of Prince Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died on April 9, 2021 at the age of 99, was buried in the Royal Vault in St. George’s Chapel, where members of the royal family usually attend Easter services.

As a result of the coronavirus epidemic, the British royal family last visited St. George’s Chapel for Easter in 2019. The 95-year-old sovereign, who will celebrate her birthday next week, was recently attacked by Queen Elizabeth Covid-19. February, prompted him to cancel some virtual engagements. He first appeared in person on March 7 after recovering at Windsor Castle, where he received Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

On Thursday, Prince Charles and Camilla, attending the Royal Mondi service on behalf of the Duchess of Cornwall, were not present. However, she came out in March for a Thanksgiving service in honor of her late husband at Westminster Abbey.

In a video recently shared on YouTube, the queen can be seen discussing the effects of COVID-19 during a virtual meeting with a person infected with the virus. “It makes one very tired and exhausted, doesn’t it?” She asked him. “This terrible epidemic.”

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