Search
 

 More From Region

 

Holy Thursday and the Ceremony of the Washing of the Feet

  /  

April 21

On this day, the faithful commemorate:

1. The Last Supper.

2. Jesus’ washing of the apostles’ feet.

3. Christ’s last hours prior to his arrest in Gethsemane.

On this Page:

Church of Mary Magdalene

On this day, the faithful commemorate:

1. The Last Supper.

2. Jesus’ washing of the apostles’ feet.

3. Christ’s last hours prior to his arrest in Gethsemane.

 

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem:
Morning - Washing of the Feet ceremonies: The Greek Patriarch in the courtyard of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (O)
The Head of the Franciscan Order in the Room of the Last Supper and later at the Saint Savior Church (C)
The Latin Patriarch, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (C) Anglicans, Armenians, Copts, Syrians and Ethiopians: in their respective churches
Afternoon - A procession to the Last Supper Room for a brief prayer in Multiple Languages (C)
Evening and night time - Reading of the 12 Gospels at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (O) Procession from the Church of Mary Magdalene to the Church of Alexander Nievsky to be followed by the Gospel Readings (O)
Services and Processions to Gethsemane beginning in St. George’s Cathedral, Redeemer’s Church and Christ Church (A, Lu, P)
Holy Our: A reading in several languages in the Basilica of Agony in Gethsemane. A candlelight procession from Gethsemane to Mount Zion (C)
The Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu remains open to worshippers almost throughout the night.


 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Dubrovin- farm museum -yesud - hamaala Yesud-hama'ala settlement marks the renewal of...
A memorial and museum in the restored courtyard of Tel Khai. The museum presents a reco...
The winery was established in 2002 and it produces around 3,000 bottles annually. The w...
Museum located in the house where Lekhi commander Avraham Stern (Yair) was murdered by ...
Etzel Museum The museum tells the story of one of the three main forces established to...
The largest art museum in Israel, with both permanent and periodically changing exhibit...
 

 Accommodations

 
Donagracia Hotel and museum is located in downtown Tiberias and offers 65 rooms furnis...
Three-story structure surrounded by trees and rich greenery. Whirlpool and sauna on sit...
Christian Events