What 3 things Happen on Good Friday?

The Good Friday liturgy consists of three parts: the Liturgy of the Word, the Veneration of the Cross, and the Holy Communion.

Good Friday
Good Friday
  • The Liturgy of the Word: The liturgy of the word is when the Liturgy of the Word enter into the house of God without uttering any words
  • Veneration of the Cross: The veneration of the cross is about the cross and is a moment when the cross is solemnly unveiled and displayed to the congregation, and then venerated by them as they kiss the cross
  • Holy Communion: The holy communion is the last part of the rite which started with the recitation of the Lord’s prayer and the breaking of the bread

The celebration of Good Friday is relatively close to Christmas and the Passover. Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday.

It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday. Good Friday commemorates Jesus’ death on the cross.

Good Friday can also be known also as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Great and Holy Friday, and Black Friday.

The event is mostly marked with Worship services, prayer and vigil services, fasting, as well as almsgiving. The event is said to take place each and every year and comes just before the Easter celebreations.

The Catholic Church regards Good Friday and Holy Saturday as the Paschal fast, in accordance with Article 110 of Sacrosanctum Concilium.


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