Wednesday June 26, 2019

Holy Saturday 2018

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.

Holy Saturday for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, March 31st.

Holy Saturday is the seventh day of Holy week (last day of Lent or the practice of Lent ), a Christian observance which falls after Good Friday each year and before Easter Sunday. The day commemorates Jesus Christ lying in his tomb after his crucifixion from the prior day. Holy Saturday is sometimes referred to as Easter Eve, Great Sabbath, Joyous Saturday or Black Saturday.

Days to Holy Saturday

Saturday, March 31st is day number 90 of the 2018 calendar year with -1 year, -2 months, -26 days until Holy Saturday 2018.

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

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

March 2018 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 1 - ThurPurim 2018Jewish-482
Mar 2 - FriHoli 2018Hindu-481
Mar 2 - FriRead Across America Day 2018Observance-481
Mar 2 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2018Observance-481
Mar 11 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2018 Daylight Saving-472
Mar 17 - Sat St. Patrick's Day 2018 Observance-466
Mar 20 - Tues Spring/Fall - March equinox 2018 Season-463
Mar 25 - SunRama Navami 2018Hindu-458
Mar 25 - SunPalm Sunday 2018Christian-458
Mar 29 - ThursMaundy Thursday 2018Christian-454
Mar 30 - FriGood Friday 2018Christian-453
Mar 31 - SatHoly Saturday 2018Christian-452
Mar 31 - Sat Passover - Starts 2018 Jewish-452

Holy Saturday by Year