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  Good Friday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the afternoon prayers, it is removed from the cross and taken to the altar in the sanctuary, and an epitaphion is brought down to a low table in the nave representing the tomb; it is often decorated with an abundance of flowers.
The Catholic Good Friday in the Roman Rite afternoon service involves a series of readings and meditations, as well as the (sung) reading of the Passion account from the Gospel of John which is often read dramatically, with the priest, one or more readers, and the congregation all taking part.
Good Friday experiment, a test conducted on Good Friday, 1962, at Boston University's Marsh Chapel by Walter Pahnke on a number of divinity students, to determine the usefulness of psilocybin for facilitating mystical experience.
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 Good Friday Prayer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Good Friday Prayer can refer to any of the prayers prayed by Christians on Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, or to all such prayers collectively.
However, some writers use the term "Good Friday Prayer" to refer to a specific portion from a litany (prayer of petition) that is offered in certain churches on that day.
In your goodness hear the prayers of your Church so that the people whom from of old you made your own may come to the fullness of redemption.
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 Talk:Good Friday Prayer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Without that context, Good Friday prayer means any and every prayer prayed on Good Friday, from the liturgical prayers that are written down to the less formal, more spontaneous prayers prayed by nearly all Christians on that day.
The litanies, or list of petitions, for Holy Friday are actually shorter than usual; normally they include a prayer for the unity of all Christians that is somewhat similar to the first paragraph of the pre-Vatacan II Catholic prayer in the article, but even that is not included in the litanies on Holy Friday.
Good Friday Prayer (Anglican) is fine, for a detailed discussion of Anglican changes (if someone supplies one), but I think this page should be used for general discussion of the most famous and historically interesting prayer used on GF, in Catholicism and elsewhere.
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 Encyclopedia: Good Friday Prayer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Before the reforms introduced by the Second Vatican Council, the particular form of the prayer offered in Roman Catholic churches ran like this (please note particularly the middle paragraph): A litany, in Christian worship, is a form of prayer used in church services and processions, and consisting of a number of petitions.
A Modern Prayer Book The Book of Common Prayer is the prayer book of the Church of England and also the name for similar books used in other churches in the Anglican Communion.
Good Friday is a special day celebrated by Christians on the Friday before Easter or Pascha.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Good-Friday-Prayer   (1786 words)

From the earliest times the Christians kept every Friday as a feast day; and the obvious reasons for those usages explain why Easter is the Sunday par excellence, and why the Friday which marks the anniversary of Christ's death came to be called the Great or the Holy or the Good Friday.
It is curious to note in these very old Good Friday prayers that the second part is omitted in the prayers for the Jews, owing, it is said, to their having insulted Christ by bending the knee in mockery before Him.
These prayers were not peculiar to Good Friday in the early ages (they were said on Spy Wednesday as late as the eighth century); their retention here, it is thought, was inspired by the idea that the Church should pray for all classes of men on the day that Christ died for all.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06643a.htm   (2274 words)

In the year 2003 The Prayer Walk campaign was launched with such sponsors as Gonzaga Development and Peace, the catholic committee of Peace and Justice and the Memorial University of Newfoundland Catholic Community.
The prayer walk gives a chance to reflect, learn about social justice issues facing humanity, understand the challenges facing developing countries and offers a time to be thank full for the current situation that they are in.
The prayer walk is in no form a demonstration, it is a reenactment of the journey of the cross.
www.mun.ca /munccs/prayerwalk.html   (318 words)

 Good Friday
A "good tide" is, for example, Christmas or Shrove Tuesday.
Instead of the Divine Liturgy, the Orthodox meet up to three times during the day for prayer: in the forenoon, to pray the ''Royal Hours'' appointed for that day; in the afternoon, the ''Vespers of Holy Friday''; and in the evening, the ''Matins of Holy Saturday''.
Catholic Good Friday services include readings from Scripture, including a reading of the Passion account from the gospel of John, which is often read dramatically, with the priest, one or more readers, and the congregation all taking part.
www.bigdates.com /holidays/goodfriday.asp   (732 words)

 Polish Easter Traditions * Good Friday, Grob Panski
Good Friday (Wielki Piatek) * Grave of the Lord (Grob Panski)
Good Friday, the most somber day of the year, is a day of solemn church services centering on the Death of Christ.
On Good Friday, the violet draping is removed from the Crucifix, which is displayed for public veneration, and a tableau of Christ's Tomb is unveiled.
acweb.colum.edu /users/agunkel/homepage/easter/eastfri.html   (519 words)

 Awakening - Easter 2003 - worldwide photos
The Church around the world celebrated Good Friday according to tradition and the recognised form of worship, but in Australia groups of ordinary men, women and children are remembering Good Friday well into the night, some even going all night.
In Yeppoon, the Rev. Mike Donaldson was thrilled that for this, their first Prayer Vigil in the city, they are meeting in the Town Hall - "rather a fitting place as the community comes together, in the centre of the community, to pray for the community".
The local children have written their own items for prayer and through their prayers is the clear desire for a better world.
www.awakening.org.au /media/2003041802.htm   (503 words)

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Prayer in its simplest terms is you talking with God and then listening to Him for His answers and direction.
Prayers are repeated on the CDs so that after consistent listening you'll find yourself automatically praying, with no effort at all, when you're not listening to CDs.
Prayers that literally attract blessings are said over beautiful classical music; you hear the prayers and the music.
www.PrayerPower.com   (1766 words)

 Good Friday, 2005
The story of Good Friday is one of the torture and murder of the leader of a nonviolent movement challenging empire and working for a just social order.
It is the story of the death of Jesus of Nazareth at the hands of the Roman proconsul and the collaborating social powers of ancient Israel.
In the memo, please write "Good Friday." Any leftover funds will be used by EPI and Livermore Conversion Project for our ongoing work for peace and justice.
www.peacehost.net /EPI-Calc/GoodFriday-05.htm   (575 words)

 Good Friday
Good Friday, Passion of Christ, Commemoration of the, Passion of Jesus Christ, Passion of Jesus Christ in the Four Gospels from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Good Friday liturgy from The Church of England in An Anglican Liturgical Library.
The Triduum: Good Friday Rev. Thomas L. Weitzel, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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 Rosaries For Our Lady: Novenas, Prayers, Consecrations, Chaplets
Offer our prayers in the sight of the Most High, so that they may quickly conciliate the mercies of the Lord; and beating down the dragon, the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, do thou again make him captive in the abyss, that he may no longer seduce the nations.
Faustina for the many favors she has granted me. Humbly yours, GM God, please hear my prayers and grant the financial blessing that I request so that it may be used not only for myself but for other worthy causes.
Some of my prayers have been answered and some still to come but I know that they are on their way.
www.rosariesforourlady.com /saintly_prayers.htm   (17436 words)

 Circle of Prayer - The Events of Good Friday
The events surrounding Jesus' suffering, torture and crucixion on Good Friday.
After His trials before Annas, before Caiphas, and before the Sanhedrin on Thursday night, Jesus was again brought before the Sanhedrin on Friday morning.
Prayerful Thoughts and Thoughtful Prayers is a little collection of prayers and thought-provoking stories, and a few links to some other really nice websites.
www.circleofprayer.com /good-friday.html   (498 words)

 Good Friday
In the solemn ceremonies of Good Friday, in the Adoration of the Cross, in the chanting of the 'Reproaches', in the reading of the Passion, and in receiving the pre-consecrated Host, we unite ourselves to our Savior, and we contemplate our own death to sin in the Death of our Lord.
No Mass is celebrated on this day, but the service of Good Friday is called the Mass of the Presanctified because Communion (in the species of bread), which had already been consecrated on Holy Thursday, is given to the people.
Lent is a particularly appropriate time to attempt to penetrate the true meaning of this sacred image represents through prayerful contemplation; and to study the traditions surrounding the Christian symbol of the Cross.
www.wf-f.org /GoodFriday.html   (4429 words)

 Good Friday
Good Friday, anniversary of Jesus' death on the cross.
Since the early church Good Friday has been observed by fasting and penance.
Other forms of observance include prayer and meditation at the Stations of the Cross, a succession of 14 images, usually on wooden crosses, depicting Christ's crucifixion and the events leading up to it.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/society/A0821267.html   (224 words)

 Welcome to Corpus Christi of Aliso Viejo
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, washing of the feet, distribution of blessed bread, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the Altar of Repose until midnight.
We are still collecting canned goods and toiletries in our Hands Across the County baskets located in the back of the church.
If there were no horrific cross on Good Friday there would not be any waiting and wondering tomb-side on Saturday.
www.avcatholics.org /b_04_06_2003.asp   (1710 words)

 Annie's Good Friday Page
is the Sunday par excellence, and why the Friday which marks the anniversary of Christ's death came to be called the Great or the Holy or the Good Friday.
Good Friday, the Friday before Easter; observed in churches as the anniversary of the crucifixion of Christ; legal holiday in some states of the U.S..
"Good Friday is normally a school holiday, and often the adults are off work as well.
www.annieshomepage.com /goodfriday.html   (975 words)

 Christians Gather For Good Friday Prayer (23-03-05)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Organised by the Ballynafeigh Clergy Fellowship the event is described as bringing the people of the area together in a public affirmation of the friendship and unity they share as followers of Jesus whose sacrifice for others they celebrate at Easter.
After prayers and singings in the park, at about 11.40am, the expected 300 worshippers will process behind the cross to the nearby Cooke Centenary Presbyterian Church (at the junction of Ormeau Road and Park Road) to join in a brief service of Easter reflection.
Later in the day, on Good Friday evening, churches in the east of Belfast will engage in a demonstration of their common faith as Knocknagoney Church of Ireland and Garnerville Presbyterian meet at the Anglican church at 7pm.
www.presbyterianireland.org /News/news2005/news0527.html   (435 words)

 The Pray With Focus E-book, All you need to know about how to Pray
Prayer is the one key that will bring you closer to making those needs a reality.
Yes, I had heard of the miraculous power of prayer, but it always seemed like it was too good to be true or it was only for other people who knew the secret to being blessed.
What it means to “come into agreement” with someone in prayer and what is the power of doing so.
www.praywithfocus.com   (2242 words)

As such, some of her suggestions are applicable chiefly in a military setting, however there are many valuable suggestions that may be of use to other groups performing these plays.
Black, the traditional color for Good Friday, is used sparingly.
The Good Friday Prayer Breakfast program is made to run smoothly without a break or interruption so that the total effect is one of solemnity, reverence, and quiet joy.
www.missionaryclinicbelize.org /USA/putting_on_a_biblical_play.htm   (1676 words)

 Good Friday | History | Easter | Prayer | Jesus Christ | Crucifixion | March 25, 2005 | Date | Meaning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Good Friday is a Christian holiday that observes the anniversary of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
In 2005, Good Friday is observed on March 25th.
It's an old superstition that if a baby is born on Good Friday and baptized on Easter Sunday they will have the gift of healing.
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 Christian History Corner: The Goodness of Good Friday - Christianity Today Magazine
In the midst of consumerism's Western playground, Good Friday calls to a jarring halt the sacred "pursuit of happiness." The cross reveals this pursuit for what it is: a secondary thing.
In the Catholic Good Friday Mass, the altar is stripped of all adornments, and worshipers venerate the cross by kissing a crucifix.
Good Friday has always challenged merely human goodness.
www.christianitytoday.com /ct/2003/115/44.0.html   (1392 words)

 Prayer Breakfast
Annual Good Friday Prayer Breakfast, hosted by the Placentia Rotary Club, the Placentia Chamber of Commerce, and the Placentia Ministerial Association, will be held Friday, March 29, 2002 at the Alta Vista Country Club, beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Annual Good Friday Prayer Breakfast $10.00 ea are available at the Placentia Chamber of Commerce (714) 528-1873, from Reverend Glenn A. Miller (714) 528-1483, or from Assistant Fire Chief Hugh Wood (714) 289-2751.
We acknowledge our appreciation to The Rotary Club of Placentia for hosting this event with the assistance of the Placentia Chamber of Commerce and the Placentia Ministerial Association and to the Alta Vista Country Club for allowing us the use of their facility and help from their staff.
www.placentiachamber.com /prayer_breakfast.htm   (250 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Europe / Pope leads Good Friday procession prayer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Braving the chill of a rainy night, Pope John Paul II led prayers at the traditional Good Friday procession at the Colosseum, holding in his trembling hands a cross passed to him by a young woman from Madrid in a sign of solidarity with those pained by that city's losses in the March 11 bombings.
The bad weather and the long day were the latest test of the 83-year-old pontiff's frail health and stamina during a heavy schedule of Holy Week ceremonies amid security concerns in the Italian capital.
The rain stopped shortly before the pope arrived, but the early spring night air was bone-chilling.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2004/04/10/pope_leads_good_friday_procession_prayer?mode=PF   (654 words)

 Good Friday: day of prayer and reflection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tristate Christians commemorated Jesus' death on the cross on Good Friday, in private and public ways.
On their minds this Good Friday were three captured U.S. soldiers in Yugoslavia and genocide victims in Kosovo.
The armed conflict in the Balkans was also in the hearts and on the lips the several hundred people who participated in the 16th annual Way of the Cross/Way of Justice walk Friday afternoon.
www.enquirer.com /editions/1999/04/03/loc_good_friday_day_of.html   (495 words)

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 Holy Trinity Catholic Church: Reflections - Good Friday Morning Prayer, April 9, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Importantly, before his surrender to the cross, Jesus surrenders in prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Through his prayer and his complete trust in his Abba that there would be more than the cross, he courageously faced the abuse and brutal death at the hands of the powerful but threatened elite.
Consequently, the cross of Good Friday is a powerful Christian symbol of courage.
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