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Holy Thursday and the Ceremony of the Washing of the Feet

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April 21

On this day, the faithful commemorate:

1. The Last Supper.

2. Jesus’ washing of the apostles’ feet.

3. Christ’s last hours prior to his arrest in Gethsemane.

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Church of Mary Magdalene

On this day, the faithful commemorate:

1. The Last Supper.

2. Jesus’ washing of the apostles’ feet.

3. Christ’s last hours prior to his arrest in Gethsemane.

 

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem:
Morning - Washing of the Feet ceremonies: The Greek Patriarch in the courtyard of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (O)
The Head of the Franciscan Order in the Room of the Last Supper and later at the Saint Savior Church (C)
The Latin Patriarch, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (C) Anglicans, Armenians, Copts, Syrians and Ethiopians: in their respective churches
Afternoon - A procession to the Last Supper Room for a brief prayer in Multiple Languages (C)
Evening and night time - Reading of the 12 Gospels at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (O) Procession from the Church of Mary Magdalene to the Church of Alexander Nievsky to be followed by the Gospel Readings (O)
Services and Processions to Gethsemane beginning in St. George’s Cathedral, Redeemer’s Church and Christ Church (A, Lu, P)
Holy Our: A reading in several languages in the Basilica of Agony in Gethsemane. A candlelight procession from Gethsemane to Mount Zion (C)
The Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu remains open to worshippers almost throughout the night.


 

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