Holy Thursday


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Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) another name for Maundy Thursday
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a rare name for Ascension Day

Ascen′sion Day`


n.
the 40th day after Easter, commemorating the Ascension of Christ; Holy Thursday.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Holy Thursday - the Thursday before EasterHoly Thursday - the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Translations
الخَميس المُقَدَّس، خَميس الغُسُلعيد الصُّعود
NanebevstoupeníZelený čtvrtek
Kristi HimmelfartsdagSkærtorsdag
Kutsal PerşembeMiraç günüPaskalyadan önceki Perşembe günü

holy

(ˈhəuli) adjective
1. (worthy of worship or respect because) associated with God, Jesus, a saint etc; sacred. the Holy Bible; holy ground.
2. good; pure; following the rules of religion. a holy life.
ˈholiness noun
1. the state of being holy.
2. (with capital. with His, ~Your etc) a title of the Pope.
the Holy Father
the Pope.
Holy ˈThursday noun
1. Ascension Day.
2. Maundy Thursday.
References in classic literature ?
One Holy Thursday of all days in the almanack, we was here as we mid be now, only there was no churning in hand, when we zid the girl's mother coming up to the door, wi' a great brass-mounted umbrella in her hand that would ha' felled an ox, and saying 'Do Jack Dollop work here?
On Holy Thursday, churches all over the country teemed with Filipinos observing the annual Lenten practice of "Visita Iglesia," a tradition where Catholics visit seven churches or more to pray and seek confession.
Meanwhile, Pope Francis, who washed the feet of 12 young prisoners, including two women as part of the Holy Thursday ritual, will recite the Passion of Christ in St Peter's Basilica on Friday before leading the Way of the Cross ceremony.
In his Holy Thursday homily, the Archbishop also said he was proud of the priesthood, which has been hit by dwindling vocations.
Officially since 1970, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sunset on Holy Thursday.
He also defended his decision to wash only the feet of men on Holy Thursday.
This is especially alarming given that the stickers form part of an aggressive campaign by "LGBTOUT" (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered, and Queers of U of T), a group derisive of Catholic teaching and notorious for its organization of a 1999 Holy Thursday march on SMC that pasted homosexual propaganda onto a life-size figure of Christ Crucified.
Parish churches across the country hold a Kumpisalang Bayan, usually on Holy Thursday, to prepare Catholics for Easter Sunday or the commemoration of Christs resurrection from the dead.
WHEN DUTCH-BORN ARTIST SYLVIA NICOLAS WAS working on a mosaic at a Benedictine abbey in New England more than 40 years ago, the monks insisted she finish and clean up so they could begin Holy Thursday services.
Interesting that some bishops cite the "example of Jesus at the Last Supper" to exclude women from the Holy Thursday foot washing.
The Archbishop of Dublin made his call in what he said was his last Holy Thursday homily at St Mary's Pro-Cathedral.
Toronto--Pope John Paul signed his 14th encyclical, The Church of the Eucharist, during the Mass of the Last Supper in Rome on Holy Thursday, April 17, 2003.