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Orthodox Holy Saturday in Moldova

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

Local names

NameLanguage
Sâmbăta Mare (ortodox)Romanian
Orthodox Holy SaturdayEnglish
Orthodoxer KarsamstagGerman

Orthodox Holy Saturday 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Orthodox Holy Saturday 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015
List of dates for other years

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 Orthodox Holy Saturday

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Orthodox Holy Saturday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SatApr 32010Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 232011Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 142012Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatMay 42013Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 192014Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 112015Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 302016Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 152017Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 72018Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 272019Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance
SatApr 182020Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance

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