Tag: Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday Celebrates Two Great Events

On Holy Thursday, the Church celebrates two great events: the institution of the Eucharist and the institution of holy orders and ministry. At the Last Supper, Jesus instructs his disciples to “take, eat, drink, and do this” in memory of him. By...

Holy Thursday: The Banquet of Love

The liturgy for Holy Thursday focuses on a meal, the most important meal ever shared, the Last Supper. Many parishes emphasize the Passover aspect of this meal, since in some of the accounts of scripture, Jesus celebrated the Last Supper as part of...