March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday. Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian bible. The day is also known as Passion Thursday, Paschal Thursday or Sheer (or Shere)Thursday. It is the day before Good Friday and occurs during Holy Week. The word “Maundy” comes to us as an Anglo-French wordderived from the Latin “mandatum,” which means “commandment.”

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