Since Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, it is meant be observed n solemn way. Often, it is treated as a day of fasting with one meal and abstaining from eating meat by the faithful.
The Celebration of the Passion of the Lord takes place in the afternoon, ideally at three o'clock with the bishop or abbot wearing a plain mitre. On this day, the liturgy consists of three parts: the Liturgy of the Word, the Veneration of the Cross, and Holy Communion.
The hymn of Good Friday is: "The noble Joseph, when he had taken down Thy most pure Body from the tree, wrapped it in fine linen, and anointed it with spices, and placed it in a new tomb. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, both now and ever, and unto ages of ages. Amen. The angel came to the myrrh-bearing women at the tomb and said: Myrrh is fitting for the dead, but Christ has shown Himself a stranger to corruption."
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