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Maundy Thursday in Uruguay

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 not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

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

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

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