Was there a good point made in the Holy Mass you heard to fulfill your Pentecost Sunday obligation?
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I spoke about the ongoing role of the sacrament of confirmation in Christian life.
There were a couple things which thoroughly delighted me today and underscored the daft claims of adults that Latin is to hard, that reverent liturgy is too difficult.
First, at end of Mass and before we sang the Veni Sancte Spiritus (for the indulgence), at the intonation of the Regina Caeli, you could hear a bunch of little, and I mean little, kids piping up.
The next delightful thing was my meeting young “Luke” again. Luke is – nearing maybe 3?… perhaps that’s a little generous, but he’s pushing 28. Today, Luke wanted to demonstrate his liturgical skills. Solemnly swinging his bright blue toy binoculars by their neck strap, he put his hand quite properly on his breast, made a correct genuflection – better than most adults – and then, with a nod of his head, incensed me… in the sense of incense, of course. I was quite impressed while I was incensed. He’s got it, this one. And it seems that he will be named after a holy man raised to the altar’s after all, in the wake of the last court battle.
Alas, I didn’t have my phone with its video. Rats.
So, Fr. Z kudos to Luke, who get’s it.