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Holy Saturday in El Salvador

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

La Pietà by Michelangelo
Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.
Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.
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About Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatApr 32010Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatApr 232011Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatApr 72012Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatMar 302013Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatApr 192014Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatApr 42015Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatMar 262016Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatApr 152017Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatMar 312018Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatApr 202019Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
SatApr 112020Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian

Quick Facts

Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.

Holy Saturday 2016

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Holy Saturday 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

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