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Maundy Thursday in Mexico

Quick Facts

Mexicans observe Maundy Thursday as part of Holy Week (Semana Santa), which commemorates Jesus’ last moments of life, his death, and resurrection.

Local names

NameLanguage
Maundy ThursdayEnglish
Jueves SantoSpanish
GründonnerstagGerman

Maundy Thursday 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Maundy Thursday 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015
List of dates for other years

Maundy Thursday (Jueves Santo) is a bank holiday in Mexico prior to Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday. Jesus’ last supper is remembered on this day.

Jesus in the clouds

Maundy Thursday is part of Holy Week, which observes Jesus' last days, his death, and resurrection.

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Celebrate Maundy Thursday

Feature movies, cartoons or documentaries related to biblical stories, particularly about Jesus’ life, are often shown on television during Holy Week. Many people travel on vacation during the Holy Week long weekend so tourist destinations, particularly along the coast of Mexico, can be quite busy.

What's Open or Closed?

Most banks and schools are closed in Mexico on Maundy Thursday.

About Maundy Thursday

Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion in Mexico, so Maundy Thursday is part of the Holy Week events across the country and within the church worldwide.

About Maundy Thursday in other countries

Read more about Maundy Thursday.

Maundy Thursday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
ThuApr 121990Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 281991Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 161992Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 81993Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 311994Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 131995Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 41996Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 271997Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 91998Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 11999Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 202000Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 122001Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 282002Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 172003Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 82004Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 242005Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 132006Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 52007Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 202008Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 92009Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 12010Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 212011Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 52012Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 282013Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 172014Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 22015Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 242016Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 132017Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuMar 292018Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 182019Maundy ThursdayBank holiday
ThuApr 92020Maundy ThursdayBank holiday

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