Skip to content

Happening Now

Help a military member win a laptop this Christmas

Maundy Thursday

Latest Stories

APTOPIX Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-048e4.jpg

APTOPIX Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-048e4.jpg

A hooded Filipino penitent has two pointed wooden sticks tied to his arms as he joins others in Maundy Thursday rituals to atone for sins on April 17, 2014 in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines. The bizarre ritual is frowned upon by church leaders in this predominantly Roman Catholic country. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

APTOPIX Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-0a984.jpg

APTOPIX Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-0a984.jpg

A hooded Filipino penitent flagellates himself as part of Maundy Thursday rituals to atone for sins on April 17, 2014 in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines. The bizarre ritual is frowned upon by church leaders in this predominantly Roman Catholic country. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-01221.jpg

Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-01221.jpg

Hooded Filipino penitents flagellate during Maundy Thursday rituals to atone for sins on April 17, 2014, in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines. The ritual is frowned upon by church leaders in this predominantly Roman Catholic country. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-06f88.jpg

Philippines Holy Week.JPEG-06f88.jpg

Blood flows from the back of a hooded Filipino penitent as he flagellates himself as part of Maundy Thursday rituals to atone for sins on April 17, 2014 in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines. The bizarre ritual is frowned upon by church leaders in this predominantly Roman Catholic country. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

WASH_180

WASH_180

A man prays during the Homily at the Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C. on Holy Thursday, April 5, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

WASH_177

WASH_177

Priests, including Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, third from left, kiss the altar during the Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C. on Holy Thursday, April 5, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

WASH_176

WASH_176

Cardinal Donald Wuerl (left), archbishop of Washington, waits for the beginning processional of the Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2012, which was Holy Thursday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

WASH_175

WASH_175

A priest wearing a chasuble, a ceremonial vestment, holds his hands in prayer as he awaits the beginning of the Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2012, which was Holy Thursday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

WASH_174

WASH_174

Father Mark Knestout (center), director of the office of worship for the Archdiocese of Washington, gets into his vestments for the Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2012, which was Holy Thursday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

WASH_173

WASH_173

Cardinal Donald Wuerl (left), archbishop of Washington, talks with Monsignor Ronald Jameson, rector of the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., before the Mass of the Lord's Supper at the cathedral on April 5, 2012, which was Holy Thursday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

WASH_172

WASH_172

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, gets into his vestments for the Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C. on on April 5, 2012, which was Holy Thursday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)