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Coptic Holy Saturday in Egypt

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

Local names

NameLanguage
Coptic Holy SaturdayEnglish
Orthodoxer KarsamstagGerman
السبت المقدسArabic

Coptic Holy Saturday 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Coptic Holy Saturday 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015
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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.

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About Coptic Holy Saturday

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Coptic Holy Saturday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SatApr 302005Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 222006Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 72007Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 262008Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 182009Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 32010Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 232011Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 142012Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatMay 42013Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 192014Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 112015Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 302016Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 152017Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 72018Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 272019Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 182020Coptic Holy SaturdayObservance

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