Maundy Thursday

Jesus does not give up on anyone, he told them

Jewish social convention would have dictated that women be present at a seder meal. So why did they not attend?

The Pope will also visit sick inmates in the prison infirmary

For 2,000 years Christians have struggled to accept Jesus’s revolutionary gesture. The Pope’s Holy Thursday visits help to reveal the rite’s true meaning

I was struck by all the people, some still to be born, who would experience the anointing with oil over the coming year

Our experience of the Triduum is impoverished if we reduce it merely to attendance at its liturgies