From a reader about “C & E catholics”… those who darken the church’s door at Christmas and Easter.
Four Sundays from now, on Christmas, the “Twicers” will attend without the benefit of the explanations.
The following are for your consideration, totally as you see fit. I do not expect you to respond, but feel free to do so if you want.
1.) Are any priests planning a “mini” explanation immediately preceding the Christmas masses? Or at least a large sign outside each of the entrances letting them know to use the cards in the pews.
2.) I’m guessing that four weeks will not be long enough for regular attendees to “unlearn” the old responses. One benefit is that the Twicers probably will not stand out if they respond “and also with you” the first time at the beginning of mass.
3.) I’ll bet you dollars to doughnuts that there will be more negative comments/ complaints about the new translation from the Twicers than from regular mass attendees.