Do you know Good Friday in 2019 is on Friday, the 19th of April (19/4/2019).Christians celebrates the Good Friday around the world, a day that recalls the Passion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ? This is the day of prayer, fasting and penance for Christians, who remember the suffering Jesus Christ for salvation. On this holy day the Mass is not recited, but there is a celebration with the distribution of Communion.
The Council of Church determined that Holy Week should consist on eight days. Its beginning took place on Palm Sunday, through the entrance of the King of the Messiah, in the city of Jerusalem.
This is the moment where the Church recalls the Death of the Savior. It is the only day that the Mass is not celebrated and there is no consecration of the hosts.
The Gospel of the Passion is narrated. All the events from the time Jesus are remembered. The church stands in prayer vigil, remembers the sufferings begun by Jesus tonight. The temples are dressed in mourning and sadness, removes all the ornaments, towels, flowers, candles, all to symbolize that Jesus is already aware of what will happen.
It is a symbol of eternal life, the purpose of life according to the Christian conception.” Christ died not only as a man, but as God the man, he overcame death in death and overcame it. “
Good Friday means to be in solidarity with the sufferings of Christ. Holy Week has basically an important meaning for the religious field of Christianity, although it also has a cultural dimension and days off.
. Holy Week is a celebration every year by Christians in which the last days of Jesus’ life are celebrated, more specifically of his passion, death and resurrection. it is a period of great intensity and symbolism for the faithful.