During Sunday 2-9 April of the same month, thousands of people around the world will celebrate the Easterin commemoration of the passion of Jesus Christ.
This is the last week of lent, which began on February 22 of this year and will end on Holy Thursday. During these dates, Christ’s arrival in Jerusalem, the Last Supper, his death and his subsequent resurrection – which is commemorated in Easter Sunday—.
However, the Christian religious traditions associated with this week mark a few activities that should not be performed in these days of reflection and respect.
What can’t you do at Easter, according to the Church?
According to Christian practices, there are a number of activities that should not be done during the entire Holy Week, while others only on specific days.
One of the best known aspects is that of don’t wear red. This is due, according to tradition, to the fact that it is a week of mourning; Similarly, other beliefs speak of this related color Satanso wearing it might attract your presence.
Other details similar to this are those of don’t have sex during Holy Week do not celebrate weddings and do not plant nails. More specifically, however, most bans occur during the Good Fridaythe day Jesus died.
On this day, red meat should not be eaten, but should be replaced, failing that, by fish; even in some cultures fasting is done during the day. Moreover, other traditions ensure this it should not be swept during Fridays, as the face of Christ could be cleansed.
Other lesser-known issues that aren’t as popular today are: do not drive nails, as they represent the suffering of Jesus on the cross; no toilets on Good Friday and no loud music.
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