Friday 21 March 2008

Good Friday superstitions

Eggs laid on Good Friday never become stale.

Bread or cakes baked on this day will not go mouldy.

Hot cross buns baked on Good Friday were supposed to have magical powers. It is said that you should keep a hot cross bun which had been made on Good Friday for a year and it would protect the house from fire.

A person who dies on Good Friday will go right to heaven.

Cut your hair on Good Friday to prevent headaches in the year to come

A child born on Good Friday and baptized on Easter Sunday has a gift of healing. If a boy, he should go into the ministry.

Shed no blood on Good Friday, work no wood, hammer no nail.


  1. I tried to bake some Hot Cross Buns yesterday & I burnt them & set the Kitchen ablaze...........

  2. That might be the logic in the superstition, Tony. The possibility of burning your house twice in the one year is slim.