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Holy Thursday

Definition: Four days after Palm Sunday and three days before Easter.

Jesus ate the Last Supper and washed the feet of his disciples on Holy Thursday, also known as Maundy Thursday. Maundy means mandatum in Latin, means a command.

The Portuguese call this day Good Thursday.

Also Known As: Green Thursday; Grundonnerstag

Elsewhere on the Web:

Holy Thursday
Customs and history from New Advent.

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