Saturday April 04, 2020

Orthodox Good Friday 2020

Vespers of Good Friday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Toronto, Canada.
April 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa

April Fools Day
Wednesday April 1
-3 days


Todays Date
April 4


Palm Sunday
Sunday April 5
1 day


Good Friday
Friday April 10
6 days


Sunday April 12
8 days


Orthodox Good Friday
Friday April 17
13 days


Earth Day
Wednesday April 22
18 days


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 13 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 2019 Friday, April 26, 2019 -344
Orhtodox Good Friday 2020 Friday, April 17, 2020 13
Orhtodox Good Friday 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 391
Orhtodox Good Friday 2022 Friday, April 22, 2022 748
Orhtodox Good Friday 2023 Friday, April 14, 2023 1105
Orhtodox Good Friday 2024 Friday, May 03, 2024 1490