What happens after Mass on Holy Thursday?
The altar is stripped bare and the consecrated Hosts removed from the tabernacle which is left empty. There is no Mass on Good Friday.
basically Holy Thursday is a recreation of the last supper.
Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday - also known as the Triduum. It begins with Mass on Holy Thursday and ends with the beginning of Mass on Holy Saturday.
Holy Thursday Holy Thursday is the fifth day of Holy Week, which is the week preceding Easter. The last supper that Jesus ate with his apostles is commemorated on this day with the Mass of the Lord's Supper.
Roman Catholic Answer Holy Thursday, itself, I suppose is all day Thursday of Holy Week, although the Triduum begins with the Mass of the Lord's Supper in the Evening.
Yes it is a holy day of obligation. Actually, Holy Thursday, as well as Good Friday and Holy Saturday, is not a Holy day of Obligation. However, the church urges you to attend mass on these days, and it requires you to attend on Easter.
"Holy Thursday is the most complex and profound of all religious observances, saving only the Easter Vigil" (link added). Every Holy Thursday there is a special Chrism Mass in every cathedral in which the sacred oils used for Baptism and Confirmation in that coming year are blessed. At every Mass, however, a washing of feet takes place. Here, the priest washes the feet of twelve other priests or parishioners, preferable male, as this ritual symbolizes… Read More
Catholics hold mass to honor Jesus and the recreate the last supper. Jesus tells his apostle that the Holy Spirit will come and guide them and not be afraid.
It's not mandatory to go to Mass on Holy Thursday but it is strongly recommended. You learn more about the Holy Triduum and it's relaxing.
I think that you are thinking of Good Friday, not Holy Thursday. Good Friday is the only day of the year that Mass is not celebrated.
It is on Holy Thursday.
On Holy Thursday Jesus ate the Last Supper with his disciples ( took the bread and said it was His Body and took the wine and said it was His Blood.) He also washed his apostles feet. He then went to pray in the garden of Gethsemane where He asked His Heavenly Father that the cup of suffering might pass Him by only if it was His Father's Will. Roman Catholic Answer In doing all… Read More
Yes, Holy Thursday is the prescribed day for the Chrism Mass in the morning that the Bishop holds with all his priests, although it is often moved to an early day in Holy Week. And then in the evening is the Mass of the Lord's Supper.
Either 12:01 AM on Thursday or, in the Jewish tradition, on sundown on Wednesday. The Triduum however, start Holy Thursday evening with the Mass of the Lord's Supper (see Vatican website)
The only day holy communion is not distributed is on Good Friday, the same day there is no mass. The only church on Good Friday is the adoration, which doesn't include communion and isn't counted as mass. It is a "continuation" of the mass on Holy Thursday, which isn't ended until the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday. Correction: Communion is distributed on Good Friday using hosts consecrated at the Mass on Holy Thursday. It is… Read More
The simple answer is NO. However, the Easter Triduum, the three days that begin on Holy Thursday with the Mass of the Lord's Supper, celebrates the paschal event, and that newness of life which flows from the crucified, buried and risen Christ. Roman Catholic Answer No, Holy Thursday is not a Holy Day of Obligation.
Mass is celebrated every day of the year except between the end of the Holy Thursday Mass and the Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday.
It is the holy week. Roman Catholic Answer The final week of Lent is actually only half a week starting on Passion Sunday and running the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday morning. Lent ends before the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, that Mass begins the shortest liturgical season of the year, know as the Triduum. It is Holy Thursday evening, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday up until full dark when the… Read More
Lent is a 40-day liturgical period that is observed between Ash Wednesday and Easter. However, lent officially ends Holy Thursday evening, before Mass. Holy Thursday mass marks the beginning of the Sacred Triduum ceremonies, which includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. Therefore, Lenten observances should be maintained until Easter Virgil mass, which takes place after sunset on Holy Saturday but before sunrise on Easter.
No Masses are said between the end of the Holy Thursday Mass of the Last Supper until the Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday.
Roman Catholics celebrate the Mass of the Last Supper.
On Holy Thursday, the Thursday before Easter, sometimes called "Maundy Thursday." It encompasses Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday.A better answer is ....he Easter Triduum begins on Holy Thursday with the evening Mass of the Lord's Supper, is continued through Good Friday with the celebration of the passion of the Lord on Holy Saturday, reaches its high point in the Easter vigil, and concludes with evening prayer on Easter Sunday. Hope it helped!
At the Last Supper on Holy Thursday was the first Eucharist. The Eucharist is celebrated 364 days each year in most Catholic Churches throughout the world. It is known as the Mass. The only time it is not celebrated is between the end of the Holy Thursday Mass and the Easter Vigil Mass.
There is no Mass on Good Friday and the communion distributed that day was consecrated at the Holy Thursday Mass. In pre-Vatican II times it was called the Mass of the Presanctified. There is no Mass until the Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday.
The Washing of the Feet, Mass, Stations of the Cross.
No, that is Holy Thursday, 3 days before Easter
Lent ends with the beginning of the evening Mass on Holy Thursday. With that Mass the Easter Triduum begins.
No, Catholic weddings and funerals can not be held during the Easter Triduum. Both of these services include a Mass and no Masses are held in the Church from the end of the Holy Thursday Mass until the Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday.
Roman Catholic Answer The priest's vestments for the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday are white.
Lent ends in the afternoon/evening right as the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday begins. That Mass begins the Easter Triduum which is the shortest season of the Liturgical year and comprises Holy Thursday evening, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday up until the start of the Easter Vigil.
Holy Week is at the very end of Lent, it consists of Palm/Passion Sunday (since 1970), Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Holy Wednesday, and Holy Thursday. Lent ends in the evening of Holy Thursday with the beginning of the Mass of the Lord's Supper, which, itself, begins the shortest season of the liturgical year: the Easter Triduum - all of which is ONE LONG liturgy, thus at the end of the Maundy Thursday Mass (Mass of… Read More
It has 3 days from the evening of Holy Thursday to the Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday. A Triduum is a period of three days preceding some special feast. The Easter Triduum is made up of Holy Thursday evening, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.
Roman Catholic Answer The season immediately following Lent is the shortest season of the year, known as the Easter Triduum. It runs from the Evening Prayer of Holy Thursday until Evening Prayer of Easter Sunday. Holy Thursday Mass commemorates the Last Supper, and the institution of the priesthood. Good Friday commemorates the Passion of Our Blessed Lord, Holy Saturday remembers Him in the tomb, and Easter celebrates His resurrection from the dead.
Roman Catholic Answer The Easter Triduum begins with the Mass of the Lord's Supper in the Evening of Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday), continues through Good Friday, and Holy Saturday, and ends in the evening of Holy Saturday or the next morning (regardless, some time during the night) with the beginning of the Easter Vigil Mass.
Other names for Holy Thursday are: Maundy Thursday Clean Thursday, Great Thursday, Green Thursday,Holy and Great Thursday, Red Thursday, Sharp Thursday, Sheer Thursday, Shrift Thursday, Thursday of the Mystical Supper.
Roman Catholic Answer Lent ends right as the Mass of the Lord's Supper begins in the evening of Holy Thursday, the Thursday before Easter.
Possibly, because the Lenten season ends on Holy Thursday with the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper and the Easter Triduum begins. Generally, people eat what they gave up after 12 Noon on Holy Saturday or on Easter Sunday.
Roman Catholic Answer Lent ends immediately before the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday evening which begins the shortest Liturgical Season of the year - the Easter Triduum, which lasts from the Mass of the Lord's Supper through Good Friday and Holy Saturday and ends with the Vigil Mass of Easter. So for 2011, Lent ended on Thursday, 21st April with the start of Mass in the evening.
On Holy Thursday, there is a special Mass in Cathedral Churches attended by as many priests of the diocese as possible. It is a solemn observance of Christ's institution of the priesthood. At this 'Chrism Mass' the bishop blesses the Oil of Chrism used for Baptism and Confirmation throughout the year.
Holy Mass is never celebrated on Good Friday, the day of Our Blessed Lord's death on the cross, instead, the Cross is venerated, intercessions are offered, and Holy Communion is given that was consecrated the day before on Holy Thursday.
Holy Thursday begins with the Mass of the Lord's Supper in the evening of Thursday of Holy Week, which officially ends Lent and begins the Easter Triduum (the shortest season of the Liturgical year), which then runs through Good Friday and Holy Saturday up to the beginning of the Easter Vigil after dark on Saturday evening. As soon as the Easter fire is lighted, the Holy Triduum ends and Easter begins.
. Roman Catholic Answer The Triduum, the shortest liturgical season of the year, starts with the beginning of the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday evening, and ends with the beginning of the Easter Vigil at dark on Holy Saturday evening. It includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. None of those days are of Obligation.
It is called Holy Thursday.
The chrism oil is usually blessed by the bishop at a special mass during Holy Week, before Holy Thursday. In my diocese, it is being blessed today - Holy Tuesday.
Roman Catholic Answer It is known as Holy Thursday, or Maundy Thursday.
Roman Catholic Answer Holy Thursday is also known as Maundy Thursday.
Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great & Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries, is the Christian feast or holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as described in the Canonical gospels. It is the fifth day of Holy Week, and is preceded by Holy Wednesday and followed by Good Friday.
Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday or Great and Holy Thursday, is the Christian feast or holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles.
Roman Catholic Answer The Holy Triduum is the shortest season of the Catholic liturgical year. It begins on Holy Thursday with the evening Mass of the Lord's Supper and ends as dark begins on the Vigil of Easter with the beginning of the Easter Vigil Mass.