Maundy Thursday 1978Thursday, March 23
Maundy Thursday (also known as Holy Thursday) is a movable feast in the Christian calendar. It falls during Holy Week, three days before Easter and commemorates the Maundy and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as described in the Canonical gospels. In the evening starts Easter Triduum. The feast is celebrated by different Christian denominations to commemorate the establishment of the sacraments: Priesthood and the Eucharist (Holy Communion).