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Come, O faithful,
let us enjoy the Master’s hospitality,
the Banquet of Immortality!
In the upper chamber with uplifted minds,
let us receive the exalted words of the Word,
Whom we magnify!

– Magnification for Holy Thursday, commemorating the institution of the Mystical Supper.

I especially missed being present at the Holy Thursday Liturgy. It’s somber in many ways, but has always felt to me like a joyful service: What could be a greater gift to us than the Eucharist, instituted on this day?