Anglican Samizdat

April 19, 2009

Drive-through foot washing

Filed under: Diocese of Niagara — David Jenkins @ 9:59 pm

The Church of the Resurrection in Hamilton, Diocese of Niagara had a Maundy Thursday drive-through foot-washing.Add an Image

Some might consider the drive-thru foot wash irreverent or disrespectful, the priests acknowledged.

“Sometimes you have to step out of the box,” said Burke.

“We need this kind of diversity,” Murray agreed. “There’s more than one kind of tree in the woods and if we’re kind of fruity, that’s fine.

It’s hard to disagree with that last sentence: the Diocese of Niagara is extremely fruity.



  1. Oh hum, this is Dio-Niagara. This probably was an idea from the Ministry of Silly Walks Liturgies, what’s next drive through baptism by the Bud Girls Bikini Car Wash?

    Comment by Steve L. — April 20, 2009 @ 9:11 am

  2. […] Here’s a follow-up to yesterday’s piece here on foot washing.   Only this one, from last year, was a drive thru foot washing.    Seriously. […]

    Pingback by “Out Like a Lamb” Link Day « Thinking Out Loud — March 31, 2010 @ 6:11 am

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