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Simple Reasons for Celebrating Good or Holy Friday – Good Friday 2017 April 14

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Good Friday is an annual celebration held every year as part of the holy week. The holy week is a week-long celebration and commemoration of the sacrifices made by the lord Jesus Christ to save humanity. Events of the holy week start during the Palm Sunday and followed by the Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday, and the Easter Sunday. If you are a Catholic or Christian or any other related religion, then you may be starting to plan how you will be celebrating your Good Friday. The upcoming Good Friday 2017 will be on April 14. If you are finding the reasons why you should celebrate it, then you should read the reasons below.

Simply Because You of Your Religion

If you are a Christian or a Catholic, then you should not even be wondering why you should celebrate Good Friday. Celebrating this day plus the other days of the holy week is a part of your religion. You may have grown up commemorating the sacrifices of the lord Jesus Christ each year since you were still a child. People coming from other religions like Protestant and Byzantine also celebrate Good Friday.

For Reflection and Recollection

With all the solemn activities that can be conducted on Good Friday, you will be able to reflect and recollect. You will be able to think about the sacrificed made by the Lord Jesus Christ and how he died on the cross as the nails drove into his hands just to cleanse you from his sins. You will be able to reflect on such things, pray for forgiveness for your sins, and recollect yourself to become a much better person.

It Happens Only Once a Year

Another reason why you should celebrate good Friday is that it happens only once a year. Like Christmas day and New Year or even your birthday, Good Friday is also a good celebration. And this time, what you celebrate is the commemoration of the sacrifices made by the lord Jesus Christ.

It Happens Before Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is indeed the best part of the holy week. What we celebrate during this day is the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ that is why everyone is so happy. There are a lot of fun filled events to attend to. Not to mention the Easter egg hunts. However, before celebrating Easter Sunday, you should first celebrate Good Friday. The holy week celebration would not be complete without this solemn day.

With those good reasons, you may now be determined to celebrate the upcoming Good Friday 2017. Make sure plan ahead of time and to prepare for the holy week in order to maximize the celebration.

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Good Friday 2017 Uk

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The good Friday 2017 UK is just right around the corner. You probably are planning on the various traditions and activities that you will be conducting for this special event. Now, you may have already prepared the passion plays, cross buns, prayers, and other activities for the Good Friday but you still are not prepared for the symbols that should be displayed. The symbols will enhance the celebration of the Good Friday because they make the people feel the special event a lot more serious. This article will discuss to you the various Easter symbols for the Easter week celebration.

Easter Symbols For Easter Week Celebrations

Easter Symbols For Easter Week Celebrations

Easter Symbols For Easter Week Celebrations

Easter Bonnets

Easter bonnets have been popularized in the European countries for the easter celebration. An easter bonnet is a hat decorated by various flowers for women to wear. Nowadays, a lot more countries aside from the European ones have adapted the use of Easter bonnets as traditional head wear for the Easter week. A lot of people even conduct contest as to who wore the best Easter bonnet. Some shops also display an Easter bonnet. Shops with the best designs win the best display resulting to more tourist attractions.

Easter Rabbits and Lambs

You may have known this already. During easter in good Friday 2017, the most popular animals are the rabbits and the lambs. The main reason for this is that these animals often give birth during spring which is the date of the Easter celebration. During the ancient times, rabbits were a sign of new life and good luck. On the other hand, the lamb is a symbol of Jesus as indicated in the bible when he was described as the Lamb of God.

Easter Eggs

Of Course, easter eggs will always be there during easter especially on the Easter Sunday. Children and even adults play a game called the Easter egg hunt wherein they will look for decorated eggs hidden in various places around one area. The winner will be the one who got the most number of Easter eggs in his or her basket.

Cross Buns

Cross buns are the staple food, especially on Good Friday. These became the primary substitute for other foods when people fast during the day. They also became a traditional food for passion plays to be given to the guests.

Those are the main symbols of the Easter week. Make sure to prepare these symbols especially the cross buns for the good Friday 2017 .

 

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