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MEANING OF MAUNDY/HOLY THURSDAY
Maundy Thursday furthermore referred to as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday and Thursday of Mysteries, etc is the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday earlier than easter. It honour the Maundy and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as outlined inside the Canonical gospels. Happy Holy Thursday 2020
HISTORY OF HOLY THURSDAY 2020
The date is usually in the middle of 19th March and 22nd April in Toto, but those dates fall on dissimilar days depending on whether the Gregorian or Julian calendar is used liturgically.
Eastern churches, in general, use the Julian calendar, and so commemorate this feast all through the twenty-first century between 1 April and 5 May also in the more commonly used Gregorian calendar.
The liturgy held on the evening of Maundy Thursday commence the easter Triduum, the interval which commemorates the passion, death, and resurrection of Christ; this period consists of Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and ends on the evening of Easter.
The mass or service of worship is normally celebrated in the evening, when Friday starts according to Jewish tradition, as, according to the 3 Synoptic Gospels, the Last Supper was held on the feast of Passover, the Seder; according to the gospel of john, however, Jesus had his Last Supper on Nisan 14, the night before the first night of Passover.
HOLY THURSDAY 2020 DATES
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Maundy Thursday 2020
MAUNDY/HOLY THURSDAY 2020 READINGS
what happened on Maundy Thursday
MAUNDY THURSDAY 2020 PUBLIC HOLIDAY
Maundy Thursday is a public holiday in most countries that were part of the Spanish empire (Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Spain, Uruguay El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, and Venezuela), countries that were part of the Danish colonial empire (Denmark, Iceland, Norway and United States Virgin Islands), and in the Kerala State of India.
SONGS FOR MAUNDY THURSDAY 2020
Robert Martin – Song of Christ DOWNLOAD MP3
Catherine C. Harry – Stay With Us DOWNLOAD MP3