Who does foot washing?
Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic
The service may be performed either by a bishop, washing the feet of twelve priests; or by an Hegumen (Abbot) washing the feet of twelve members of the brotherhood of his monastery. The ceremony takes place at the end of the Divine Liturgy.
Why did Peter object to Jesus washing his feet?
He felt the Master shouldn’t be doing a slave’s job. So, Peter questioned Him. Jesus basically told him that His actions would become clearer.
What did Jesus say to his disciples when he washed their feet?
In verses 13:14–17, He instructs His disciples: If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.
What are the benefits of feet washing?
For instance, He has given us a sound mind, so when your feet are washed, it transmits soundness to your mind. He took our infirmities and sicknesses. When you dip your feet in the water, diseases and infirmities are drained off your body.