Holy Thursday, April 17, 2014



Below, you'll find a reflection for today, Holy Thursday, by Dave Robinson from Pax Christi USA's Lenten reflection booklet from 2005. 




By Dave Robinson


Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14 | 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 | John 13:1-15


The readings for today all speak to recognition, to identity at the deepest levels. The identity of Jesus as the Christ, as God among us, renders the foot-washing that much more powerful an image. The Christ kneels before us to wash our feet and calls us to do the same for each other in order that we live out our identity as disciples of Christ.


So too with the Last Supper. Our identity as Christians is proclaimed by Jesus' words, "Do this in remembrance of me."


Knowing who we are is necessarily bound up with knowing what we are called to do....


To read the entire reflection, click here.

In Christ's peace,


Johnny Zokovitch

Director of Communications, Pax Christi USA

P.S. To see resources from throughout the Lenten season, visit our Lenten webpage at http://paxchristiusa.org/programs/lent-2014/.