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Maundy Thursday in Germany

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 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 

Quick Facts

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

Maundy Thursday 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Maundy Thursday 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Other holidays in March 2019 in Germany

Fun Holiday on March 29, 2019

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