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Holy Thursday in US Virgin Islands

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 Holy Thursday a Public Holiday?

Holy 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 Holy Thursday

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Holy Thursday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuApr 2Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2016ThuMar 24Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2017ThuApr 13Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2018ThuMar 29Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2019ThuApr 18Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2020ThuApr 9Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2021ThuApr 1Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2022ThuApr 14Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2023ThuApr 6Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2024ThuMar 28Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday
2025ThuApr 17Holy ThursdayPublic Holiday

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