Washing of Feet

Author: Taizé Community

The Taizé Community is a community ecumenical based in Taize in France. Founded in 1940 by Brother Roger, it brings together a hundred brothers from around the world and have chosen to live together a life of prayer and celibacy in simplicity. The unity of Christian denominations and care for young adults are among the commitments of the Community since its inception. The Taizé Community was founded in Taizé in 1940 by Brother Roger Schutz, with the goal of "building a life together in which the gospel of reconciliation would be a concretely lived reality" . During the war he helps people in difficulty and hosts German refugees. In 1942, the Gestapo threatened to arrest brother Roger, who fled to Switzerland until the end of the wa… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus knew that the hour had come
Title: Washing of Feet
Author: Taizé Community (1979)
Language: Latin
Refrain First Line: Mandatum novum do vobis
Publication Date: 2011
Copyright: © 1979, Les Presses de Taizé, GIA Publications, Inc., agent



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