The time-honored ritual of recreating the act of Jesus Christ washing the feet of His disciples during the Last Supper was the highlight of the Holy Thursday Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on April 14.
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Mass of the Lord’s Supper Celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph
The Mass of the Lord’s Supper, held during the evening of Holy Thursday, commemorates the institution of the Eucharist as the true Body and Blood of Jesus Christ and the institution of the priesthood.
Easter Triduum to Begin With Holy Thursday Evening Mass
The sacred Easter Triduum — which marks the end of the Lenten season and leads to the Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord at the Easter Vigil — begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Held during the evening of Holy Thursday, the Mass of the Lord’s Supper is regarded as one of the most important Catholic liturgies of the year.