Orthodox Good Friday for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 30.
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 30th is day number 120 of the 2021 calendar year with 1 year, 10 months, 4 days until Orthodox Good Friday 2021.
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 2021 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Apr 1 - Thurs||April Fools' Day 2021||Observance||645|
|Apr 1 - Thurs||Maundy Thursday 2021||Christian||645|
|Apr 2 - Fri||Good Friday 2021||Christian||646|
|Apr 3 - Sat||Holy Saturday 2021||Christian||647|
|Apr 4 - Sun||Easter 2021||Christian||648|
|Apr 4 - Sun||Passover - Final Day 2021||Jewish||648|
|Apr 5 - Mon||Easter Monday 2021||Christian||649|
|Apr 8 - Thurs||Yom Hashoah 2021||Jewish||652|
|Apr 13 - Tues||National Library Workers Day 2021||Observance||657|
|Apr 13 - Tues||Thomas Jefferson Birthday 2021||Observance||657|
|Apr 13 - Tues||Ramadan starts 2021||Muslim||657|
|Apr 15 - Thurs||Tax Day 2021||Observance||659|
|Apr 21 - Wed||Rama Navami 2021||Hindu||665|
|Apr 21 - Wed||Administrative Professionals Day 2021||Observance||665|
|Apr 22 - Thurs||Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2021||Observance||666|
|Apr 22 - Thurs||Earth Day 2021||Observance||666|
|Apr 28 - Sun||Passover - Starts 2021||Jewish||672|
|Apr 30 - Fri||Orthodox Good Friday 2021||Orthodox||674|
|Apr 30 - Fri||Arbor Day 2021||Observance||674|
|Apr 30 - Fri||Lag BaOmer 2021||Jewish||674|