Holy Thursday – Our Catholic Seder Meal

Holy Thursday - Our Catholic Seder Meal

13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and there shall no plague be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt. 14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial, and ye shall keep it a feast to Jehovah: throughout your generations ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever. Exodus 12:13-14 It is an amazing thing to have a seven year old son, who is going to have his First Holy Communion on May 15, 2011.  Part of his education is the understanding of what the sacrament means, both spiritually and historically. Holy Thursday also known as Maundy Thursday,  Covenant Thursday, Great & Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries is the Thursday before Easter celebrated by Christians to commemorate … Continue reading

Catholic Seder

Catholic Seder

“On this day you shall explain to your son, ‘This is because of what the LORD did for me when I came out of Egypt.” Recipes in this Post Grapefruit and Candied Walnut Salad Candied Walnuts Lamb with Balsamic Wine Sauce Couscous from Alisia at Favorite Place Balsamic Rose Strawberries with Angel Food Cake Recommended Products I am a practicing Catholic. What does that mean? It means I go to Mass every Sunday where I have Communion , I try to go to Confession once a month (and definitely before a Holy day), and I share the Good Word with others. When I was growing up I heard about the Passover Seder, and my mother had friends who were Jewish, but we never went to one. It was not until a year after I went through RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) that I went to any form of … Continue reading