Posts Tagged ‘washing of the feet’

Pope Francis will wash the feet of refugees on Holy Thursday in Rome Comments 0

Friday, March 18th, 2016

In a powerful symbolic gesture that is sure to resonate across the globe from Europe to the United States and Australia, Pope Francis will wash the feet of 12 refugees on Holy Thursday in Rome. He will do so on March 24, at a center that assists migrants in the city. The Vatican has not Read more

Lazarus comes to town – Pope Francis: making faith concrete Comments 1

Friday, April 19th, 2013
Raymond Pelly

On Maundy Thursday I was struck by these words from a hymn (133, Common Praise). We strain to glimpse your mercy-seat, and find you kneeling at our feet. In the action of having our feet washed or in washing the feet of another, we acted out concretely the love and very presence of Christ. Christ, then, the Read more