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Maundy Thursday in Spain

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

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Maundy Thursday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
ThuApr 12010Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays16 states
ThuApr 212011Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays16 states
ThuApr 52012Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays16 states
ThuMar 282013Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays16 states
ThuApr 172014Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays16 states
ThuApr 22015Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays15 states
ThuMar 242016Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays15 states
ThuApr 132017Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays15 states
ThuMar 292018Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays15 states
ThuApr 182019Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays15 states
ThuApr 92020Maundy ThursdayCommon Local holidays15 states

Quick Facts

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

Maundy Thursday 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016 (15 states)

Maundy Thursday 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017 (15 states)

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