The Thursday in Passion week, or next before Good Friday.
Thursday in Holy Week which commemorates the institution of the Lord's Supper or Holy Communion. Foot washing may also be reenacted on Maundy Thursday.
Thursday in Holy Week (see BCP, 274); the name is from Latin `mandatum' referring to Christ's commandment concerning foot-washing; also the day on which the first Lord's Supper was celebrated.
The day in which the institution of Holy Communion is celebrated. When a new commandment was given to the people by Jesus.
The last Thursday in Lent. Commemorates Jesus' last supper with his disciples and the institution of the Lord's Supper.
Christian observance of the first Lord's Supper during Holy Week.
See Holy Thursday. (Christianity)
Thursday in Holy Week, from the Latin introit, which begins "Mandatum nouum . . ." ("A new commandment I give unto you, that you love one another.") The principal Eucharist of the day commemorates the institution of the Lord's Supper, and is followed by the stripping of the altars. The "Maundy [ritual]" comprises the washing of the feet of the members of the congregation or of the poor.
Christians often make donations to charity on this holy day, which commemorates the Last Supper of Christ and his disciples. up
(Christian) Observance of the first Lord's Supper
An evening service before Easter that commemorates the last supper of Christ and his disciples .
the day when the Last Supper is commemorated. (BCP pp. 169, 221, 274 – 275 liturgy)
The Thursday of Holy Week; the name is from the Latin word "mandatum" and refers to Christ's commandment concerning foot-washing; the day on which the first Lord's Supper was celebrated. See "Eucharist."
Thursday of Holy Week, marked by the reading of the Twelve Gospels at evening Services.
From the Latin word mandatum, which means "command." The reference is to the Holy Gospel appointed for the day from John 13:34, "A new command I give you: Love one another."
In the Christian calendar, Maundy Thursday - also called Holy Thursday and, in the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches, Great Thursday - is the feast or holy day on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. It is followed by Good Friday.