Holy Thursday
Posted on 07/02/2013 in 2013

The jeudi 28 mars 2013

Jeudi 28 mars 2013

In memory of the Last Supper, there is only one mass on the Holy Thursday. The usual masses of 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. therefore do not take place, so the 17h45 Vespers office is abolished.


9:00 am: Office of Darkness
Presided over by Monseigneur BEAU, auxiliary bishop of Paris
With the chaplains of Notre-Dame

5.15 pm: Ringtone of Little Solemn
6.30 pm: Mass in memory of the Lord's Supper
Presided over by Cardinal André Twenty-three, Archbishop of Paris
Master of Notre-Dame de Paris, Lionel SOW, direction

To 18H40: Ringing the Grand Solemn To the song of Gloria
All the bells would then silenced to mark the Passion of Christ before they sounded again at Gloria Of the Pascale vigil to mark the resurrection of Christ.

19:45: Procession to the Reposoir

– Until 22:00: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at Reposoir




Before dying, Jesus takes his last meal with the twelve apostles in the room called the "upper chamber": Saint Paul and the Evangelists mark, Luke and Matthew report The Tales of the Supper which establishes the Eucharist in which the bread and wine become body and San G of Jesus Christ. Through the Eucharist Christ gives thanks and offers in advance his body and blood for the salvation of men. After this meal of the Last Supper, the hour of the ordeal approaching, Christ went to the Garden of Olives with the apostles to watch and pray.

Cardinal Andre Twenty-three chairs this celebration In memory of the Lord's Supper, during which he remade the gesture of the foot-washing as Jesus did to his disciples. Then the faithful will unite with the prayer of Christ that evening, taking care of the Blessed Sacrament (the Consecrated Bread and wine) until late in the night in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament which has been arranged in Reposoir.



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