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I have a question about keeping the Sabbath on Sunday instead of Saturday. I know that Sunday is the day of the Lord Jesus Christ's Resurrection & that Sunday represents the eighth day (symbolizing eternity), However, claims that the Apostles & disciples of Christ continued to celebrate the Sabbath on Saturday instead of Sunday. Could you please direct me where to find proof that the early Christians & we as Christians today should celebrate the Sabbath on Sunday & not on Saturday? I appreciate any help you can give me on this subject.

The information on this website does not have really strong basis and can be easily refuted.
Under the title Which day is the Sabbath? They try to make a point that Saturday and not Sunday is the seventh day, well no Orthodox nor Catholic church claims otherwise.

We do believe that Saturday is the Sabbath day and is the seventh day. We celebrate the Eucharist on the first day of the week, which is Sunday, the Day of the Lord, The day of His Resurrection.

This practice was established by the apostles themselves "Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread" (Acts 20:7).
Under the title What would Jesus do? They say 'we can also find from scripture that Jesus attended church on the Sabbath day'.

The Lord did not attend church but as a Jew He went to the synagogue on the Sabbath to be among the Jews and to preach them where they gather.
What did the Apostles do? "And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three Sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures" (Acts 17:2). "And he [Paul] reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks" (Acts 18:4).

It is clear here that St. Paul went on the Sabbath to reason with them and persuade them not to worship with them so he had to meet them on the Sabbath the day they gather for worship
The writings of the early church Fathers all point to the celebration of the Lord's Day on the first day of the week (Sunday):
Didache: "Christian Assembly on the Lord's Day: 1. But every Lord's day do ye gather yourselves together, and break bread

The Didascalia: "The apostles further appointed: On the first day of the week let there be service, and the reading of the Holy Scriptures, and the oblation, because on the first day of the week our Lord rose from the place of the dead, and on the first day of the week he arose upon the world, and on the first day of the week he ascended up to heaven, and on the first day of the week he will appear at last with the angels of heaven" (Didascalia 2).

St. Ignatius: "If, therefore, those who were brought up in the ancient order of things have come to the possession of a new hope, no longer observing the Sabbath, but living in the observance of the Lord's Day, on which also our life has sprung up again by Him and by His death (Epistle of Ignatius to the Magnesians, Chapter IX).
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