In the Eastern Rite Christians today began Holy Week or Holy Week.
The week before Easter, Christians remember the last days of the earthly life and suffering of Jesus Christ.
In Christianity, all the days of Holy Week are called "big " - Great Monday, Great Tuesday and t. E., Is used as an epithet "Passion ". And every day, and marked time in fervent prayer and restrictions on food and entertainment. Service in Holy Week is given special importance. In Holy Week fast especially severe.
The saddest day of the year for Christians - Good n Friday when he was rozip 'fifth Jesus Christ. On this day especially strict fasting.
Recall that this year's Easter holiday for Orthodox and Greek Catholics in Ukraine falls on May 1. Subscribe to news "MB " in social networks VK , Classmates , Facebook