“Christians today observe Maundy Thursday, which commemorates the Last Supper and Jesus washing the feet of his disciples.
“Here are five important things to know about Maundy Thursday:
“What does Maundy mean?
“The Thursday before Easter is known as either Maundy Thursday, or Holy Thursday. Maundy is derived from the Latin word for “command,” and refers to Jesus’ commandment to the disciples to “Love one another as I have loved you.”
“What does it commemorate?
“Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper, which Christians consider the institution of Holy Eucharist, also known as the Lord’s supper or communion. It is described in the Gospel of Luke, chapter 22.”
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