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When Is Good Friday 2013?

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The Cross in the Woods in Indian River, Michigan. (Photo by Scott P. Richert)

The Cross in the Woods in Indian River, Michigan, is the world's largest crucifix. Completed in August 1959, it was declared a national shrine by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on September 15, 2006.

(Photo by Scott P. Richert) An icon of the Theotokos Lamentation. (Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

A contemporary icon of the Theotokos Lamentation, or the Lamentation of the Mother of God at the Cross.

(Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

Question: When Is Good Friday 2013?

In the Catholic Church, Good Friday is the day on which we commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross, the act that brought salvation to all who believe. It is the culmination of Holy Week, which begins on Palm Sunday, and it takes place two days before Easter Sunday.

Answer: Good Friday falls on March 29, 2013. For the date of Good Friday in other years, see When Is Good Friday?

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