Friday November 22, 2019

Orthodox Good Friday 2018

Vespers of Good Friday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Toronto, Canada.
April 2018
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa

April Fools Day
Sunday April 1


Orthodox Good Friday
Friday April 6


Earth Day
Sunday April 22


Orthodox Good Friday for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 6.

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 2018

Friday, April 6th is day number 96 of the 2018 calendar year with -1 year, -7 months, -16 days until Orthodox Good Friday 2018.

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 2018 Friday, April 06, 2018 -596
Orhtodox Good Friday 2019 Friday, April 26, 2019 -211
Orhtodox Good Friday 2020 Friday, April 17, 2020 146
Orhtodox Good Friday 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 524
Orhtodox Good Friday 2022 Friday, April 22, 2022 881
Orhtodox Good Friday 2023 Friday, April 14, 2023 1238