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The Great Saturday

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April 23

The Holy Light ceremony, a celebration preceding Jesus' resurrection, is unique and particular to the Church of Jerusalem.

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The Holy Light ceremony The Holy Light ceremony, a celebration preceding Jesus' resurrection, is unique and particular to the Church of Jerusalem.

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem - Church of The Holy Sepulchre and its vicinity:
Multitudes of pilgrims fill in the streets of the Old City in anticipation of the Holy Light that emerges from Jesus' tomb (access may be limited).
Earlier in the morning - Easter vigil service in the Church of The Holy Sepulchre (C).
Afternoon - Easter service in Arabic with Hebrew translation at the Garden Tomb (P).
 

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