Holy Week in Real Time: Holy Saturday

Holy Week in Real Time: Holy Saturday (#SheReadsTruth)

Holy Saturday is the final day of Lent, of Holy Week, and of the Easter Triduum, the three days (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday) immediately preceding Easter, during which Christians commemorate the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ and prepare for His Resurrection.

The History and Traditions of Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday is the final day of Lent, of Holy Week, and of the Easter Triduum, the three days preceding Easter. Learn more about Holy Saturday.

The Entombment, by Fra Angelico. A beautifully detailed description of Holy Saturday.

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God Rested -- Holy Saturday by Pastor Walter Snyder. Painting of The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb by Hans Holbein the Younger at the Web Gallery of Art.

The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb 1521 Oil on wood, x 200 cm Kunstmuseum, Öffentliche Kunstsammlung, Basel

Christ Jesus humbled himself for us,  and in obedience accepted death,  even death on a cross.   Let’s forget it now,  And all go home.  He is buried and the stone is in place.  His family is in tears, his friends are lost.  This time it is really over.  Amen.         ~ Michel Quoist

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Life on the Edge (Holy Saturday and the Recovery of the End Time; BY Brother John of Taize; Imprint: Cascade Books). Is the Christian faith something that can peacefully exist alongside all the other aspects of an ordinary human life, or does it by its very nature turn that life into something else? The author of this book, a member of a monastic community for over forty years, obviously has a vested interest in the answer. But even for believers caught up in the day-to-day life of…

Life on the Edge (Holy Saturday and the Recovery of the End Time; BY Brother John of Taize; Imprint: Cascade Books). Is the Christian faith something that can peacefully exist alongside all the other aspects of an ordinary human life, or does it by its very nature turn that life into something else? The author of this book, a member of a monastic community for over forty years, obviously has a vested interest in the answer. But even for believers caught up in the day-to-day life of…

"On Great and Holy Saturday we celebrate the Lord's descent into Hades and His defeat of Death from within. Saturday focuses on the Tomb of Christ which, unlike an ordinary grave, filled with corruption and decay, gives life, power, and liberation. Placed between Jesus' death and Resurrection, Great Saturday is the time of watchful expectation when mourning is transformed into joy, embodying in the fullest possible sense the feeling of 'joyful-sadness' that characterizes the Great Week."…

Holy Saturday - Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha Articles - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

On Holy Saturday, we wait at the Lord’s tomb and meditate on his suffering and death.  Site-Wide Activity | Awestruck.tv

On Holy Saturday, we wait at the Lord’s tomb and meditate on his suffering and…

When Is Holy Saturday 2015?: Icon of Extreme Humility (Christ being lowered into the tomb).

When Is Holy Saturday This Year?

When Is Holy Saturday Icon of Extreme Humility (Christ being lowered into the tomb).

Holy Saturday is traditionally celebrated as the day Christ descended into hell to free the just souls there

18 APRIL 2014 - Whenever we speak of Christ descending into Hell as professed in the Creed, does it literally mean that Christ went to the place of the eternally damned souls? This is what happened on Holy Saturday: —

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