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Maundy Thursday in Guatemala

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.

Is Maundy Thursday a Public Holiday?

Maundy Thursday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Stained Glass of 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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010ThuApr 1Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2011ThuApr 21Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2012ThuApr 5Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2013ThuMar 28Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2014ThuApr 17Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2015ThuApr 2Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2016ThuMar 24Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2017ThuApr 13Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2018ThuMar 29Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2019ThuApr 18Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
2020ThuApr 9Maundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian

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