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Why I used to hate Good Friday

29 March 2024

5:00 PM

29 March 2024

5:00 PM

If you’re of a certain age and you were brought up Catholic, you’ll remember ‘Good Friday’ as the most awful misnomer. It was the most miserable day in the Catholic calendar – the day we commemorated the death of Our Saviour.

Any display of happiness or cheer was strictly forbidden on Good Friday.

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