Good Friday, also known as Holy Friday or Black Friday signifies the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. It is a day of solemn mourning. Then why is the day called "Good"? Many believe that it was the day when Jesus Christ died for the sins of mankind and also it was the start of his resurrection. Some believe the word "Good" has the same meaning as the English word holy. Good Friday is one of the most important festivals for Christians around the world. On this day, they make a point to forgive and remember prayer to focus on what Jesus did for the mankind - his ultimate sacrifice for the good of all humans.On Good Friday, Church services are organised around noon or midday to 3 PM. To observe this day, all the decorations from the statues are removed in churches.
Here are some images and messages you can share on Good Friday:
"Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied. May the grace and glory of the Lord surround you and be with you on this Good Friday!
On this Holy day, May His light guide your path, May his love grace your heart and may His sacrifice strengthen your soul!
He bore it all in silence because He held us dear
May our Prayers He hear...
Wishing you a blessed Good Friday!
"The cross of Christ shows us that God's love is of deepest descent universal distribution and of eternal duration." May you have a blessed Holy Friday.
"Start with Jesus, think of Jesus, stay with Jesus. Have a blessed Good Friday.
On this Good Friday, may lord surround and be with you with mercy, peace, and love. A Holy Friday to you and your family.
Good Friday of the Lenten season is followed by Lenten fasting rules. On this day, Catholics don't consume meat. They can eat one complete meal and two smaller ones on Good Friday.
Around the world, there are several traditions followed on Good Friday. One among them is ending Good Friday service with tolling church's bell 33 times. The celebration of Good Friday is far older than the Celebration of Christmas. Even the Bible nowhere declares any date of Jesus' birth but does specify crucifixion. This year, Good Friday coincides with Hindu Festival Hanuman Jayanti.
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