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Maundy Thursday

What is Maundy Thursday?

Maundy Thursday when Christians remember the Last Supper of Jesus Christ.

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The Last Supper

Maundy Thursday is also the day when Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane, and put on trial through the night.

Why is it called Maundy Thursday?

The word Maundy comes from mandatum, meaning 'mandate' or 'commandment'.
It was on this night that Jesus Christ washed the feet of his disciples and gave them the mandatum to "Love one another as I have loved you." John 15:12

Maundy Thursday in Britain

Read more about Maundy Thursday and the royal traditions associated with the day.

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