Wednesday June 26, 2019

Orthodox Good Friday 2019


Vespers of Good Friday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Toronto, Canada.Vespers of Good Friday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Toronto, Canada.

Orthodox Good Friday for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 26.


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

Friday, April 26th is day number 116 of the 2019 calendar year with -2 months, -0 days until Orthodox Good Friday 2019.


More information on Orthodox Good Friday. (Traditions, Customs and History)

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

April 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Apr 1 - Mon April Fools' Day 2019 Observance-86
Apr 3 - WedIsra and Mi'raj 2019Muslim-84
Apr 9 - TuesNational Library Workers Day 2019Observance-78
Apr 13 - SatThomas Jefferson Birthday 2019Observance-74
Apr 14 - SunRama Navami 2019Hindu-73
Apr 14 -SunPalm Sunday 2019Christian-73
Apr 15 - MonTax Day 2019Observance-72
Apr 18 - ThursMaundy Thursday 2019Christian-69
Apr 19 - FriGood Friday 2019Christian-68
Apr 20 - SatHoly Saturday 2019Christian-67
Apr 20 - Sat Passover - Starts 2019 Jewish-67
Apr 21 - SunLaylat al Bara'at 2019Muslim-66
Apr 21 - Sun Easter 2019 Christian-86
Apr 21 - Sun Earth Day 2019 Observance-66
Apr 22 - MonEaster Monday 2019Christian-65
Apr 24 - WedAdministrative Professionals Day 2019Observance-63
Apr 25 - ThursTake our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2019Observance-62
Apr 26 - FriOrthodox Good Friday 2019Orthodox-61
Apr 26 - Fri Arbor Day 2019 Observance-61
Apr 27 - Sat Passover - Final Day 2019 Jewish-60
Apr 28 - SunOrthodox Easter 2019Orthodox-59

Orthodox Good Friday by Year



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