Sunday October 21, 2018

Holy Saturday 2016


Painting by Carl Bloch – Burial of Christ with Nicodemus left and Arimathea on the right.Painting by Carl Bloch – Burial of Christ with Nicodemus left and Arimathea on the right. Photo by: Carl Bloch

Holy Saturday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, March 26th.


Holy Saturday is the seventh day of Holy Week and the last day of Lent for Christians. The day commemorates Jesus Christ laying in his tomb after his crucifixion on Good Friday.


More information on Holy Saturday. (Dates, Customs and History for Holy Saturday)

Holy Saturday
Name(s):Holy Saturday, Easter Eve, Black Saturday, Great Sabbath, Holy and Great Saturday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Day before Easter and last day of Lent

How many days to Holy Saturday 2016?

Saturday, March 26th is the 85 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -6 months, -26 days until the celebration/ observance of Holy Saturday 2016.


March 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - TuesOrthodox Easter 2016Orthodox-903
Mar 2 - WedRead Across America Day 2016Observance-963
Mar 4 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2016Observance-961
Mar 7Maha Shivaratri 2016Hindu-958
Mar 13 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2016 Daylight Saving-952
May 16 - WedWhit Monday 2016Christian-888
Mar 17 - Thurs St. Patrick's Day 2016 Observance-948
Mar 20 - SunPalm Sunday 2016Christian-945
Mar 20 - Sun Spring/Fall - March equinox 2016 Season-945
Mar 23 - WedPurim 2016Jewish-942
Mar 24 - ThursHoli 2016Hindu-941
Mar 24Maundy Thursday 2016Christian-941
Mar 25 - FriGood Friday 2016Christian-940
Mar 26 - SatHoly Saturday 2016Christian-939
Mar 27 - Sun Easter 2016 Christian-938
Mar 28 - MonEaster Monday 2016Christian-937

Holy Saturday by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016



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