Holy Thursday Vesperal Divine Liturgy
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Holy Thursday begins the final events that leads to the Lord’s Passion. On this day, the Mystical Supper, also called the Last Supper, is celebrated.
Vesperal Divine Liturgy — Thursday 10:00am
Holy Thursday morning begins with a Vesperal Divine Liturgy commemorating the Mystical Supper. This is actually Holy Thursday evening’s service celebrated in anticipation. Everyone able should make an effort to receive Holy Communion at this service as it was at the Mystical Supper that our Lord instituted the Holy Eucharist. At this Liturgy a second Host is consecrated and kept in the Tabernacle. It is from this Host that Holy Communion is distributed to the shut-ins and the sick throughout the coming year.
You can read about the Last Supper in several places throughout the Bible including in Mark 14, Luke 22, and John 15.
All services are in the English language and the Vesperal Divine Liturgy is held in the Small Chapel of the Religious Centre at Monash University, Clayton Campus.
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