I recently came across this video, which is sure to delight. The Franciscan Mission of Legnano in
Dancing together to the contemporary song “
religious show off some nifty footwork and coordination. The friars
and nuns are wearing their sandals, and habits, and their joie de
vivre spreads around the crowd. Jerusalem
Dance is an art which expresses human feelings, especially joy.
Even among the mystics, we find intervals of dancing as an expression of the fullness of their love of God. (St. Theresa of
Avila, St. Philip Neri, St. Gerard Majella)