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Holy Saturday in Bulgaria

Holy Saturday is the day between Jesus Christ's crucifixion (Good Friday) and his resurrection (Easter Sunday), according to Christian belief. Many Orthodox Christians commemorate the burial of Christ on this day.

Orthodox Holy Saturday
Many Orthodox churches contemplate the mystery of Jesus Christ’s descent into Hades. He was placed in a tomb after he died.
Many Orthodox churches contemplate the mystery of Jesus Christ’s descent into Hades. He was placed in a tomb after he died.
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About Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatApr 32010Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 232011Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 142012Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatMay 42013Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 192014Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 112015Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 302016Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 152017Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 72018Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 272019Holy SaturdayNational holiday
SatApr 182020Holy SaturdayNational holiday

Quick Facts

The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.

Holy Saturday 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Holy Saturday 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

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