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Holy Saturday in Sweden

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 SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 232011Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 72012Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 302013Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 192014Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 42015Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 262016Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 152017Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 312018Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 202019Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 112020Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday

Quick Facts

Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.

Holy Saturday 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Holy Saturday 2018

Saturday, March 31, 2018

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