... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Our parish

did very, very well. We were prepared.

The First Sunday of the New Mass - How Did It Go For You?

Our pastor and the priests broke the Mass up into its constituent parts - Introductory Rite, Penitential Rite, Liturgy of the Word, Eucharistic Rite - and then we used the new rite parts for one week each prior to the 1st Sunday of Advent. So we had one week of the first, then two and one week of the second, and so on. There were the odd gliches, but generally it went fantastic, which is better than some parishes in our diocese and, apparently, other parishes around the country...

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