Orthodox Good Friday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 29th.
Orthodox Good Friday also called Great Friday and Holy Friday or just Great Friday is a day of remembrance of Jesus's death on the cross.
Orthodox Christian versus Christian Dates
Orthodox holidays follow the Julian calendar which generally has Orthodox Christian holidays following behind Christian (Gregorian calendar) holidays. Both calculate Easter and hence Good Friday (two days before Easter) according to the Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. but Orthodox Christians use the Julian calendar while Christians use the Gregorian calendar to calculate the date each year. The date of Easter is calculated based on the phases of the moon and the spring equinox.
Days to Orthodox Good Friday 2016
Friday, April 29th is day number 120 of the 2016 calendar year with -5 years, -7 months, -7 days until Orthodox Good Friday 2016.
|Orthodox Good Friday|
|Name(s):||Orthodox Good Friday, Great Friday, Holy Friday|
|Type:||Observance, Orthodox Christian|
|When:||Friday before Orthodox Easter|
Dates for Orhtodox Good Friday
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Orhtodox Good Friday 2020||Friday, April 17, 2020||-598|
|Orhtodox Good Friday 2021||Friday, April 30, 2021||-220|
|Orhtodox Good Friday 2022||Friday, April 22, 2022||137|
|Orhtodox Good Friday 2023||Friday, April 14, 2023||494|
|Orhtodox Good Friday 2024||Friday, May 03, 2024||879|
|Orhtodox Good Friday 2025||Friday, April 18, 2025||1229|