How to Celebrate Black Saturday?
Black Saturday is celebrated in various ways by Christians and Catholics. Most people conduct prayer vigils. Others pray using the rosary. A few people believe that strong prayers are needed during Black Saturday because it marks the absence of Jesus Christ because was dead during this time.
People still hold passion plays and exhibit the Stations of the Cross during Black Saturday. These exhibits commemorate and portray what Jesus Christ has experienced during his sacrifice for humankind.
Many people also fast during Black Saturday. There are also people who visit different churches to pray. Some people take advantage of the holiday by going on a vacation with their friends and families. Some prefer to stay at home, rest, and reflect on the sacrifices of Jesus Christ. Some of these people dedicate their day on reading the bible.
When is Black Saturday 2019 in the Philippines?
Black Saturday 2019 will be celebrated in the Philippines and worldwide on April 20, 2019, one day after Good Friday and a day before Easter Sunday. Traditionally, Black Saturday is celebrated either in the month of March or April depending on where the holy week falls.
Black Saturday Quotes, Black Saturday Messages, and Black Saturday WhatsApp Status
Here are some Black Saturday quotes, messages, and WhatsApp status that you may share with your friends and family members online. Sharing such messages can be a simple way of celebrating Black Saturday and commemorating Jesus’ sacrifices.
- On Holy Saturday I do my best to live in that place, that wax-crayon place of trust and waiting. Of accepting what I cannot know. Of mourning what needs to be mourned. Of accepting what needs to be accepted. Of hoping for what seems impossible.”
- “To be sure, it was not Easter Sunday but Holy Saturday, but, the more I reflect on it, the more this seems to be fitting for the nature of our human life: we are still awaiting Easter; we are not yet standing in the full light but walking toward it full of trust.”
- May Lord bless you on this auspicious day of Black Saturday, and May it be a new beginning of greater prosperity, success, and happiness.
- The clock ticks slowly on Holy Saturday, pressing reactionaries beyond their capacities. It was a day fashioned for hand wringing