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Orthodox Holy Saturday in Georgia

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 Orthodox Holy Saturday

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Orthodox Holy Saturday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatMay 42013Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
SatApr 192014Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
SatApr 112015Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
SatApr 302016Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
SatApr 152017Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
SatApr 72018Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
SatApr 272019Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
SatApr 182020Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday

Quick Facts

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

Orthodox Holy Saturday 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Orthodox Holy Saturday 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018

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