Saturday, November 19, 2011

Some more


One of my parishioners has written a song. I don't know if it will be heard on Chant Cafe or appear  on New Liturgical Movements or even Rorate Caeli.
It raises lots of questions, why do intelligent young men, even with guitars, love the "Mass of Ages"? Why do they sit round a talk about vocations to the priesthood or living according to the Church's teaching? Why are they eager to share their faith?
What does the Traditional Mass do to them?

3 comments:

Ben said...

In fact, Rorate Caeli has picked it up already!

Lynda said...

Because the truth, honesty and infinity of the Traditional Rite is more clearly manifest than that of the New Rite, which seems contaminated by political, ideological and social trends of the society in which it is used.

gemoftheocean said...

..because with a low Mass it gets them home early for Sunday football on TV. [Sheesh, Father, does EVERYTHING have to be explained to you?] IT has the added bonus of not having to shake hands, particularly during cold and flu season, and no one plays a 'gathering song.' [Anyone who even so much as announces a 'gathering song' should be eligible for summary execution, on the grounds that technically, I don't even think they have a soul.]