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Holy Saturday

Syllabification: Ho·ly Sat·ur·day

Definition of Holy Saturday in English:

noun

The Saturday preceding Easter Sunday.
Example sentences
  • There were large congregations at the Easter Ceremonies on last weekend, Holy Thursday, good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday.
  • Preparing music for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday masses took the entire afternoon and most of the night.
  • On Holy Saturday the Easter Vigil (including Mass) will be celebrated in Allenwood Church at 9 pm.

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