Maundy Thursday On 9th April; All you need to know

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday: The Thursday before Easter, the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, is known as the Maundy Thursday or Holy Thursday. It is a Christian holy day and initiates the Easter Triduum signifying the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus on Easter. The triduum is initiated by Maundy Thursday, followed by the Good Friday ending on Sunday with Easter evening.

What is the meaning of Maundy Thursday?

The word “Maundy” is derived from the Latin word mandatum, that means commandment, reflecting Jesus’ words “I give you a new commandment”. It is believed that on this day, Jesus celebrated his final Passover and washed the feet of his disciples. He then commanded them to do the same with each other and love one another as he loved them.

What does Maundy Thursday signify?

The Maundy Thursday commemorates the washing of feet and the last supper. The last supper is the final meal that Jesus shared with his disciples before his crucifixion. During the last supper, Jesus shared his bread and wine with his apostles and told them to remember it as a symbol of his body and blood through his death. The Christian service to eat bread and drink wine is known as Communion, Mass or Eucharist. On the night of Maundy Thursday, Jesus was betrayed by Judas in the Garden of Gethsemane. Jesus knew who was going to betray him but he still loved his enemies.

How is Mandy Thursday celebrated?

On this day, most of the churches have a mass in the evening performing the washing of feet. Various countries follow different practices to mark the Maundy Thurday, many people have a meal consisting of grilled lamb chops, roasted potatoes, spinach, pita, a Romaine salad, and wine.

“Holy Thursday, Everybody! Hope You All Have a Safe and Joyous Easter Weekend!

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