Good Friday 2020 (Viernes Santo)

The next Good Friday is Friday, April 10, 2020.

On Good Friday, the Friday before easter, Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus. It is a fast day during Holy Week

Good Friday (Viernes Santo) is a family holiday in many Latin countries.

“Neither good nor evil can last for ever; and so it follows that as evil has lasted a long time, good must now be close at hand.”
~ Cervantes, Don Quixote


The Rabbula Gospels

The earliest image of the crucifixion in a manuscript is found in the Rabbula Gospels, a 6th-century illuminated manuscript from what is now Syria.

The book is in the Laurentian Library in Florence, Italy.


What Does it Mean?

What does this sad commemoration tell us?

It’s such a sad moment. Is it a ritual that commemorates the passion of winter? Is it like crouching to prepare for jumping?


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