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Maundy Thursday

If you might be looking for a good read on this Thursday before Good Friday, may I suggest John’s Gospel, chapters 13-16? This begins with “The Upper Room Discourse” in which Jesus washes the feet of his disciples, and then begins to teach them as if these are his last and most important thoughts. 113 more words


The Love Mandate: A post for Maundy Thursday

“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” – John 13: 34-35… 393 more words

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How the Cistercians Can Help Us Disentangle the Washing of the Feet

From: http://www.newliturgicalmovement.org/2015/03

Peter Kwasniewski

Every year, we come back to the Holy Thursday ceremony of the washing of the feet — and all the inevitable controversy that surrounds it when women are included among the group whose feet are washed, in spite of the use of the masculine word viri in the liturgical rubrics.  1,420 more words