On Feet

As Liam reminded us this morning, one small step, and one big distraction removed. Nothing yet on the big “faithful” Catholic sites. It won’t change practice in a lot of parishes.
Hopefully we can disconnect from the practice of the limit of 12, a number not mentioned in the Roman Missal. And who washes, because it was a mandatum directed to all the disciples at the Last Supper, seemingly not just the apostles.

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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3 Responses to On Feet

  1. Liam says:

    Just note FWIW that the new rubric Missal envisions a small group (in the Latin…), i.e., not the entire congregation, being selected to undertake the ritual symbolism of the commandment.

    • Todd says:

      The only problem with that, Liam, is that the ritual remains in the realm of play-acting. Like the rare priest who rides a donkey on the Sunday prior. Still, small steps get the pilgrimage moving.

      • Liam says:

        So….would you prefer not to bother with the ritual at all? It would be play-acting regardless of the number of people who do it, right?

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