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Christian churches traditionally plan services to commemorate three dates in relation to Holy Week and Easter. Maundy Thursday, which is April 18 this year, is the first three days of the Easter Triduum. Maundy is Latin for the word commandment. On Maundy Thursday, Christians celebrate the new commandment Jesus gives to his church – “Love one another as I have loved you.” Maundy Thursday is also the night when Jesus observed the first Lord’s Supper with his disciples. Many local churches will observe Maundy Thursday with Holy Communion. Good Friday commemorates the day when Lord Jesus Christ gave His life to save believers from ...

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