Articles for Holy Thursday

Easter Triduum: Video Reflection for Vincentians

Our Lenten journey culminates in the three days that make up the Easter Triduum. These three days draw us into the mystery of our salvation. Take a few minutes to reflect upon this, by watching this new YouTube video for Vincentians.

Pope washes prisoner’s feet – Do we understand?

Pope washes prisoner’s feet – Do we understand?

Pope Francis – “The tiredness of priests”

With tenderness he says to priests ... "The tiredness of priests! Do you know how often I think about this weariness which all of you experience? I think about it and I pray about it, often, especially when I am tired myself. I pray for you as you labour amid the...

Pope to wash feet of prisoners

Pope prepares to wash feet of inmates at Rebibbia prison

Washing the feet of women

Washing the feet of women

Women and men were both participating in the ancient rite long before Pope Francis arrived on the scene. An article in  April 2014 issue of U.S. Catholic (Vol. 79, No. 4, page 46) provides the history. In 1955, Pius XII reformed the liturgy to make foot washing part...

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