Monday October 23, 2017

Good Friday


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Christians fasting and attending church

The next upcomming Good Friday is celebrated/ observed on Friday March 30th, 2018. Good Friday is a Christian observance held two days before Easter Sunday and it commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The day is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday and Easter Friday.

Celebration\ Observance

Good Friday is a day of fasting and penance for practicing Christians. Many go to church service where candles are extinguished and crosses are draped in cloth. It is a day of limited activity with prayer and reflection on the crucifixion of Jesus Christ

History

Good Friday is the day where Jesus was crucified on the cross on the orders of the Roman governor Pontius Pilate. Jesus suffered on the cross for 6 hours. This day represents to Christians the sacrifice and suffering of Jesus' life.


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