Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Crossing Denominational Lines

I visited the city of Hirosaki with my hosts, John and Laurie and their daughter, Mary yesterday. It is a much larger city than Ajigasawa.

We visited three different churches, Roman Catholic, mainline Protestant and high Anglican. We had to remove our shoes in all three churches; only the Protestant church provided slippers, however.


Anonymous said...

Score for the Protestant church!!

Dyspraxic Fundamentalist said...

Perhaps, but slippers provided for visitors in Japan are not always that comfortable (though they do beat a cold floor). Japanese peoples' feet are usually a different shape and size!

The Roman Catholic church had tatami mats under the pews, so slippers could not have been worn.

Every Blessing in Christ


missmellifluous said...

Ah! Grace in action. That's what I like to see.

Dyspraxic Fundamentalist said...

Funny. Nice to see you again, MM.