Saturday of the Light is the last day of this Holy Week, and subsequently, the last day of Lent. This day is a non-liturgical day. There is no Divine Liturgy that day before Vigil or Midnight. However, a beautiful ceremony is to be celebrated during that day: “the Prayer of Forgiveness”. It is an old prayer of the Maronite Church and all the Syriac Churches that celebrate the forgiveness won by the death of Jesus Christ. Saturday of the Light is the day of forgiveness par excellence.
O Lord, grant that we may enjoy the fruits of your sacrifice and bury the old man so that the new man may live. Maronite Liturgy
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