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Good friday

How is this day observed?

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virginiamama71

Asked by virginiamama71 at 5:39 PM on Apr. 21, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • It depends on your beliefs. Growing up as a Lutheran, there is a Good Friday service that we attend that evening.
    fricky29

    Answer by fricky29 at 5:41 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Good Friday is not a Holy Day of Obligation. It is, however, a day of strict fasting and abstinence.... for Catholics any ways. To me, it's just the Friday before Easter. ;o)

    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 5:42 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • It is islamic holiday. And it our favorite day in the week.
    reem114

    Answer by reem114 at 5:43 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • In remembrance and in prayer

    amazinggrace83

    Answer by amazinggrace83 at 5:59 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • It depends on what you believe
    hill_star03

    Answer by hill_star03 at 6:06 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • In the Byzantine Catholic church we go to a church service in the morning where we lay out the shroud (full size icon of Christ after he was taken off the cross) followed by an all night vigil through until Saturday night. We have people praying continuously at the "tomb" of Christ. We also follow a strict fast, often of just water and bread. We don't go out shopping, or do anything fun. It's supposed to be a time or reflection and prayer.
    tobys.mommy

    Answer by tobys.mommy at 12:11 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • I have no idea. It's always been just another day to me.
    popzaroo

    Answer by popzaroo at 12:23 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

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