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Good Friday Superstitions You Probably Didn’t Know

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Good Friday Superstitions You Probably Didn’t Know

Good Friday Superstitions You Probably Didn’t Know

Good Friday , Superstitions , You Probably Didn’t Know.

Good Friday is the day when Christians all around the world mark the day Christ was crucified.

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Good Friday is the day when Christians all around the world mark the day Christ was crucified.

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The holiday also comes at the end of Lent, a period of forty days during which Catholics abstain from eating meat on Fridays.

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'The Independent' reports that besides that tradition, there are a number of superstitions attached to Good Friday.

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'The Independent' reports that besides that tradition, there are a number of superstitions attached to Good Friday.

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No housework, Catholics believe that doing housework on Good Friday is unlucky.

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The belief includes washing clothes, gardening and farming.

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A good day for baking, According to Catholic tradition, bread or hot cross buns baked on Good Friday will never spoil or go moldy.

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A good day for baking, According to Catholic tradition, bread or hot cross buns baked on Good Friday will never spoil or go moldy.

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Similarly, eggs laid on Good Friday are also believed to never spoil.

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Hot cross buns, The traditional Good Friday snack is believed to have magical properties that include protecting homes from evil spirits and preventing kitchen fires.

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The cross-marked buns were also once believed to keep Christian sailors safe from shipwrecks.

The cross-marked buns were also once believed to keep Christian sailors safe from shipwrecks.

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A special birthday.

, Children born on Good Friday and baptized on Easter are believed to have the gift of healing.

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According to 'The Independent,' this belief is thought to be related to Christ's death on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday.


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