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- proper n. The Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples on the night before his death.
- n. An artistic representation of this event.
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- n. the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
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St. John's agreement with the Synoptic Evangelists on the question of the Last Supper and the Crucifixion.
The last items moved were our prized possessions: Dad's light-up, three-dimensional picture of Leonardo da Vinci'sThe Last Supper and Mother's wooden trunk.
Besides, in the character of St Thaddeus or St Jude in the Last Supper he is also pointedly turned away from the Redeemer, thus underlining some extreme emotional response to the central figures in the Christian story.
A "Computatio de Pascha", printed after this work, argues that the Last Supper was on the 13th of Nizan, and was not a real passover.
They place the Last Supper on the fourteenth day of Nisan, as may be seen from Matt., xxvi, 17, 20;
From the demonstration given above that Christ, by the double consecration of bread and wine mystically separated His Blood from His Body and thus in a chalice itself poured out this Blood in a sacramental way, it is at once clear that he wished to solemnize the Last Supper not as a sacrament merely but also as a Eucharistic Sacrifice.
St. John distinctly points to Nisan 14, while the Synoptists, by implying that the Last Supper was the Paschal meal, convey the impresion that Jesus was crucified on Nisan 15.
Annunziata has beautiful Composite columns, and a famous Last Supper by Procaccino.