I think we have all come to the conclusion that just when you think you have seen every liturgical abuse, you haven’t even begun to see what dopey things people can come up with.
For example, the recent "Potato head" puppet Mass at the Call To Action meeting in San Jose, CA.
This sort of thing is scandalous. I can just imagine that all sorts of liturgical terrorists will want Potato Head Masses too!
But this is not going to happen on His Hermeneuticalness’s watch, I assure you.
Can you imagine….
At St Mary’s, Chislehurst today for lunch, I [His Hermeneuticalness] was concerned to see a suspiciously large bowl of potatoes. Fr Briggs assures me that he obtained these at a good price from Sainsburys and that he intends to eat them rather than use them in the Liturgy. I am happy to take him at his word although I wonder whether I should send over some heavies in case a couple of potatoes attempt to muscle in on his traditional Mass this evening as Deacon and Subdeacon.
Or would that be Spudeacon?