|When is Maundy Thursday in 2016?|
In 2016, Maundy Thursday is on March 24th.
|What is Maundy Thursday?|
Maundy Thursday a Christian holiday that is celebrated the Thursday before Easter. This holy day celebrates the washing of the feet, Maundy, and the Last Supper between Jesus and his Apostles. It is the 5th day of the Holy Week, following Spy Wednesday and followed by Good Friday. Maundy Thursday kicks off the Eastern Triduum which celebrates the passion, death and ressurection of Jesus and is comprised of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and ends with Easter.
Maundy Thursday is also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday, and the Thursday of Mysteries. The date of Maundy Thursday is always between March 19th and the 22nd of April.