Tag Archives: Holy Thursday

A Meditation for Maundy Thursday

Also read “Meditation for Good Friday” and  “A Meditation for Holy Saturday.” Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter. It is traditionally recognized as the day that Jesus celebrated Passover with His disciples and then was betrayed by Judas. The word maundy is derived from the Latin word mandatum, meaning commandment. This refers to the commands Jesus gave […]

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The Pope Goes to Prison

Although I am not Roman Catholic, I am impressed with the new Pope. I am especially impressed with the announcement that he will be observing Holy Thursday (the Thursday before Easter) at a prison. Past Popes have traditionally lead the Holy Thursday service at a church, but this year Pope Francis will celebrate Mass in […]

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