Tuesday August 20, 2019

Orthodox Good Friday 2020

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 2020 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 17.

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 2020

Friday, April 17th is day number 108 of the 2020 calendar year with 7 months, 28 days until Orthodox Good Friday 2020.

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 -501
Orhtodox Good Friday 2019 Friday, April 26, 2019 -116
Orhtodox Good Friday 2020 Friday, April 17, 2020 241
Orhtodox Good Friday 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 619
Orhtodox Good Friday 2022 Friday, April 22, 2022 976
Orhtodox Good Friday 2023 Friday, April 14, 2023 1333