Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday

n.
The Saturday before Easter.

Holy Saturday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Saturday before Easter Sunday

Ho′ly Sat′urday


n.
the Saturday preceding Easter.
[1350–1400]
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Noun1.Holy Saturday - the Saturday before Easter; the last day of Lent
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
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Two years ago, on Easter Eve, His Excellency Nil Alexeyovitch, whose subordinate I was then, wished to hear what I had to say, and sent a message by Peter Zakkaritch to ask me to go to his private room.
In April 2017, Pakistani counter-terror authorities arrested a female university student, Noreen Laghari, who was allegedly planning to target Christian gatherings on Easter eve in Lahore, on Daesh behalf.
What better moment in the liturgical calendar for his Stations of the Cross than Easter Eve, for those who could both manage to be there and stay awake.
Coptic Pope Tawadros II leads prayers during the Easter Eve service at St.
Holy Saturday, also known as the Easter Eve commemorates the day that Jesus Christas body lay in the tomb.
The following day at 7pm a service of Light for Easter Eve took place and this was led by the Rev Charlene Smith.
However, there was a full programme on Easter Eve in the Springfield Junior Football League.
2 billion Roman Catholics celebrates an Easter eve service in St Peter's and tomorrow he delivers his twice yearly "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) blessing and message.
After celebrating Easter Eve and Easter Day Masses he delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message.
In 384, he accepted the chair of rhetoric at Milan, returned to his Christian faith, and was baptized on Easter eve in 387.
On the first Easter eve, Jesus' followers felt that their world had ended and their hopes destroyed.
Known by different names, such as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday or Saturday before Easter, the day is often considered a time of both sadness and joy among the Christians around the world.