Good Friday: 8 Things Every Student Must Know​

Significance of Good Friday

Commemorates Jesus Christ's crucifixion and sacrifice for humanity's sins.

Date and Holy Week

Falls before Easter Sunday, part of Holy Week with Palm Sunday and Maundy Thursday.

Observance Practices

Fasting, prayer, church services, and religious processions are common.


Cross, crown of thorns, and nails symbolize Jesus' crucifixion.

Liturgical Color

Black or dark purple symbolizes mourning and penance in many denominations.

Varied Traditions

Different Christian communities observe with services, charity, or meditation.

Holy Week Events

Begins with Palm Sunday, Last Supper on Maundy Thursday, and Easter Sunday.

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