5.28
Seeking the Lord’s Face and Seeing His Back

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a child walks to school

In this essay Caleb Congrove writes of a neighbor boy who could be a nuisance, “On Monday, July 21, the Word of the Lord came to me. Sort of . . . I hadn’t recognized him until he was already come and gone.” The essay first appeared in Covenant and is reprinted here with permission. Read it after the jump:

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3.25
Pope Francis Washes the Feet of Christian, Muslim, Hindu Migrants

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Pope Francis washing feet of migrants

“Children of the same God.”

On Holy Thursday Pope Francis washed the feet of twelve refugees: Christian, Muslim, and Hindu. More from the AP here: Pope Francis Washes the Feet of Christian, Muslim, Hindu Migrants

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3.24
Axioms of Faith & Holy Thursday

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Today is Holy Thursday, when most Christian liturgies include a washing of the feet. When she was 16 years old, our own Anna Keating, wrote this essay for Commonweal about having her feet washed. It’s reprinted with permission after the jump:

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6.26
I Have Sinned Against the Lord and Against You! Will You Forgive Me?

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Adriaan Vlok

Former apartheid leader, Adriaan Vlok, is seeking redemption by washing the feet of those he wronged and attempting to live the rest of his days as a faithful Christian. Read the story about sin and redemption from The New Republic here: I Have Sinned Against the Lord and Against You! Will You Forgive Me?

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4.16
Pope Francis’ Second Holy Thursday Foot Washing to Include Muslims, Women, the Disabled

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Pope Francis Pope Francis will say Holy Thursday Mass at a home for the elderly and disabled. Read about it from The Huffington Post here: Pope Francis’ Second Holy Thursday Foot Washing to Include Muslims, Women, the Disabled

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