Definitions for "Holy Thursday"
Keywords:  thursday, blake, maundy, supper, easter
Christian observance of the final meal that Jesus observed with his disciples. It is usually observed with the Sacrament of Holy Communion.
(or Maundy Thursday): Commemorates the institution of the Lord's Supper/the Eucharist by Jesus prior to his arrest and execution. "Maundy" is derived from the Latin text of John 13:34, in which Jesus gives a mandatum novum ("new commandment"). The date observed by Protestants and Roman Catholics differs from the date observed by Orthodox Christians. (Christianity)
the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper