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Maundy Thursday in Germany

Quick Facts

Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.

Local names

NameLanguage
GründonnerstagGerman
Maundy ThursdayEnglish

Maundy Thursday 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Maundy Thursday 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian bible. The day is also known as Passion Thursday, Paschal Thursday or Sheer (or Shere) Thursday. It is the day before Good Friday and occurs during Holy Week.

Stained Glass of the Last Supper

Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus Christ's institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.

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Maundy Thursday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
ThuApr 121990Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 281991Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 161992Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 81993Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 311994Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 131995Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 41996Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 271997Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 91998Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 11999Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 202000Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 122001Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 282002Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 172003Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 82004Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 242005Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 132006Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 52007Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 202008Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 92009Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 12010Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 212011Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 52012Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 282013Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 172014Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 22015Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 242016Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 132017Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuMar 292018Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 182019Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 
ThuApr 92020Maundy ThursdaySilent Day 

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