Posts Tagged ‘Maundy Thursday’

Easter

What makes this festival so special?

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Easter

What makes this festival so special?

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What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘Easter’? Bunnies? Hot cross buns? Gooey creme eggs? Easter is one of the most special times in the year for Christians – and very little of it has to do with chocolate! ‘Easter’ is a season […]

Holy Thursday or Maundy Thursday

How do Catholics celebrate the Mass of the Last Supper?

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Holy Thursday or Maundy Thursday

How do Catholics celebrate the Mass of the Last Supper?

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What happened during the last meal that Jesus shared with his disciples before his death? How do Catholics celebrate this meal? How do Catholics remember the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross?

Jesus and the Passover

How does Jesus fulfill the Passover?

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Jesus and the Passover

How does Jesus fulfill the Passover?

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Rev. Ralph explains the importance of the Passover celebration to Jews, and how Jesus is seen by some people as the fulfillment of the Passover.

Maundy Thursday in the Church

How do churches mark Maundy Thursday?

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Maundy Thursday in the Church

How do churches mark Maundy Thursday?

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  • Text

Even if a church does not hold a specific Maundy Thursday service, the Last Supper is remembered regularly in the majority of Christian churches through the communion service or shared meal. these can be held as often as once a week by some. A Maundy […]

Maundy Thursday

What do Christians remember on Maundy Thursday?

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Maundy Thursday

What do Christians remember on Maundy Thursday?

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Maundy Thursday is the Thursday of Holy Week, the Thursday before Easter Day. On this day Christians remember the event known as The Last Supper. It was also the night when Jesus went to the garden of Gethsemane to pray. He was later betrayed by […]

Christian Festivals

What are the big events that happen during the year?

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Christian Festivals

What are the big events that happen during the year?

  • Festivals
  • Timeline

Our calendar year is divided into four seasons – Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Each season has its special characteristics, colours and associations. For example Autumn is often associated with harvest, and the orange and yellow leaves that blow around in the blustery wind. It […]