Issue 1115 May 2024

01.05.2024

Will You Wash Others Feet? – Deborah Akinlawon QPM:

On Holy Thursday I was invited to the Washing of the feet service at Westminster Abbey. I confess I hadn’t been to such a service before and my first thought was “Oh no! I haven’t had a pedicure in ages!”

Once I was assured that my feet would remain firmly on my shoes, my mind was at ease. The Dean of Westminster Abbey washed the feet of 12 of their congregants. Seeing it happening right in front of me, made John 13 very real and I found myself quite moved as I thought about Jesus washing His disciples feet…