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Holy Saturday: The History and Traditions of the Final Day of Lent

According to the Bible, Jesus’s followers and family held a vigil for him outside his tomb, awaiting his foretold resurrection. Biblical references to the vigil are fairly terse, but accounts of the burial are Matthew 27:45–57; Mark 15:42–47; Luke 23:44–56; … Continue reading

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