Orthodox Good Friday in Moldova
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world commemorate Good Friday, also known as “Great Friday”. The atmosphere of the day is solemn and it is observed as a day of mourning to remember the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
Many Orthodox churches retained the Julian calendar after the Gregorian calendar was introduced in Europe in 1582. Therefore they often follow a different Easter date compared with many western churches. Easter holidays, such as Good Friday, are “moveable feasts” as these dates change according to calendar calculations.
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Orthodox Good Friday Observances
|Fri||Apr 2||2010||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 22||2011||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 13||2012||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||May 3||2013||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 18||2014||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 10||2015||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 29||2016||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 14||2017||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 6||2018||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 26||2019||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 17||2020||Orthodox Good Friday||Observance|
Quick FactsMillions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
Orthodox Good Friday 2015Friday, April 10, 2015
Orthodox Good Friday 2016Friday, April 29, 2016
- Orthodox Easter Monday ―Monday, April 13, 2015
- Orthodox Easter Sunday ―Sunday, April 12, 2015
- Orthodox Holy Saturday ―Saturday, April 11, 2015