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    The Last Supper and the New Passover

    Maundy Thursday is the least well-known of the Holy Week services. It is a celebration of the Last Supper, Communion, and the Passover meal that Jesus and his disciples were sharing together on the night before he died. Now, you may be asking why it is called Mandy Thursday. It’s kind of an interesting story. Maundy comes from the Latin from the Vulgate translation of John 13:34, where Jesus says, "A new commandment I give to you," and the word for commandment is the Latin word mandatum. So, ove