Saturday August 13, 2022

Orthodox Good Friday 2017


Vespers of Good Friday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Toronto, Canada.
April 2017
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April Fools Day
Saturday April 1
-5 years, -4 months, -12 days
or -1960 days

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Palm Sunday
Sunday April 9
-5 years, -4 months, -4 days
or -1952 days

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Good Friday
Friday April 14
-5 years, -3 months, -29 days
or -1947 days

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Easter
Sunday April 16
-5 years, -3 months, -27 days
or -1945 days

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Earth Day
Saturday April 22
-5 years, -3 months, -21 days
or -1939 days

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Orthodox Good Friday for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 14.


Orthodox Good Friday also called Great Friday and Holy Friday or just Great Friday is a day of remembrance of Jesus's death on the cross.

Orthodox Christian versus Christian Dates

Orthodox holidays follow the Julian calendar which generally has Orthodox Christian holidays following behind Christian (Gregorian calendar) holidays. Both calculate Easter and hence Good Friday (two days before Easter) according to the Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. but Orthodox Christians use the Julian calendar while Christians use the Gregorian calendar to calculate the date each year. The date of Easter is calculated based on the phases of the moon and the spring equinox.

Days to Orthodox Good Friday 2017

Friday, April 14th is day number 104 of the 2017 calendar year with -5 years, -3 months, -29 days until Orthodox Good Friday 2017.


Orthodox Good Friday
Name(s):Orthodox Good Friday, Great Friday, Holy Friday
Type:Observance, Orthodox Christian
When:Friday before Orthodox Easter

Dates for Orhtodox Good Friday

HolidayDateDays to Go
Orhtodox Good Friday 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 -470
Orhtodox Good Friday 2022 Friday, April 22, 2022 -113
Orhtodox Good Friday 2023 Friday, April 14, 2023 244
Orhtodox Good Friday 2024 Friday, May 03, 2024 629
Orhtodox Good Friday 2025 Friday, April 18, 2025 979
Orhtodox Good Friday 2026 Friday, April 10, 2026 1336


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