Dolan Spreads Message Of Service At Soup Kitchen On Holy Thursday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Christians are celebrating Holy Thursday, the day of Jesus Christ’s last supper.

In the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI used his homily to denounce priests who question the Church’s teaching on celibacy and stance against ordaining women.

Pope Benedict said the dissident priests are making a desperate push to change the Church to their own ideas.

1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa with Cardinal Timothy Dolan

In New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan along with high school volunteers from his hometown of St. Louis, M.O. distributed lunch at Saint Paul the Apostle’s soup kitchen on Columbus Avenue to the homeless and elderly.

“On the night before he died Jesus had a meal with his best friends so I ought to be here with my friends — the homeless and the poor,” Dolan said.

The cardinal said he is taking his example from Jesus, who washed the feet of his apostle, as he served up turkey, ham and all the fixings.

“That’s something that a servant does, that’s something that a butler did, so here you’ve got the only begotten son of God serving and acting like a slave,” Dolan said. “I said on Holy Thursday I ought to be serving people.”

“We’re at our best when we give ourselves away in love and service to somebody else,” he added.

The cardinal calls  Holy Week and Easter a time of service and renewal.

  • Chuck Murphy

    We’re at our best is only self-congratulatory. Go to there when the cameras are not present.

  • Moshe

    Cardinal Dolan gives every impression that he supports the gay lifestyle. He did not take on gay marriage and there is a video of him applauding gay “ministries” of active homosexuals in a Mass. Search youtube for “St. Frances Xavier Archbishop Dolan” and judge for yourself.

  • DanTe

    He likes little boys’ cheeks. And yet he’s against homo marriage.

  • NYCsewer

    Cardinal Dolan along with Mayor Bloomberg support men who chase other mens anal cavity’s like it is not a sin.How long will this go on until God ends it all?

  • Moshe

    Cardinal Dolan said Holy Week is a time of service and renewal. That’s a nice thought you might expect from anyone but for Catholics it is a time to remember the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Cardinal Dolan continues to be an odd choice to lead the NY Archdiocese.

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