Prepare: Maundy Thursday

John 13: 31b-35   Jesus said, “Now the Son of Man has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself and will glorify him at once. Little children, I am with you only a little longer. You will look for […]

Maundy Thursday: Footwashing, Faith, and Justice

Some of you may remember that it was last year, on Maundy Thursday, that Pope Francis made a deliberate choice in his own ritual of footwashing on Maundy Thursday. ¬†Instead of esteemed or socially “worthy” footwashing, he washed the feet of two young women detained at a juvenile detention center. ¬†He didn’t do it to […]