A new marching cadence in the time of Coronavirus. (Fun.)

I’ll bet we could have a little fun.  Maybe even send them some new texts.

 

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5 Responses to A new marching cadence in the time of Coronavirus. (Fun.)

  1. jflare29 says:

    *chuckles* DOES remind me of my ROTC Field Training days. …I don’t miss it….

  2. Kathleen10 says:

    Loved it, although it’s a changed world when the military sings of having “battle Boos”.

  3. Andreas says:

    Marching cadence overheard at the Navy Chaplain Candidate School, Newport, RI
    First line yelled out by the ‘Gunny’ Deacon
    Second line yelled back by Chaplain Candidates

    Sittin in church and you may ask,
    Sittin in church and you may ask,

    Why am I frowning behind my mask?
    Why am I frowning behind my mask?

    ‘Cause our priest said ‘Sacrament’
    ‘Cause our priest said ‘Sacrament’

    but noone else here knew what it meant.
    but noone else here knew what it meant.

    Kommuuuuuunion
    Kommuuuuuuuion

    Now isn’t it grand!
    Now isn’t is grand!

    No more on the tongue,
    No more on the tongue,

    The Bishops demand.
    The Bishops demand.

    We sit in the pews 2 miles apart,
    We sit in the pews 2 miles apart,

    And try hard to sing ‘How Great Thou Art’.
    And try hard to sing ‘How Great Thou Art’.

    No organ, no choir, we’re left in the lurch,
    No organ, no choir, we’re left in the lurch,

    But it matters not to those few in the church!
    But it matters not to those few in the church!

    Kommuuuuunion
    Kommuuuuunion

    Now isn’t it grand!
    Now isn’t is grand!

    No more on the tongue,
    No more on the tongue,

    The Bishops demand.
    The Bishops demand.

    So after the virus, what’s there instead?
    So after the virus, what’s there instead?

    Just say the black and, yep, do the red.
    Just say the black and, yep, do the red.

    Our church is now open, but where can they be?
    Our church is now open, but where can they be?

    Back home on the website with our Father Z!
    Back home on the website with our Father Z!

    Kommuuuuunion
    Kommuuuuunion

    Now isn’t it grand!
    Now isn’t is grand!

    No more on the tongue,
    No more on the tongue,

    The Bishops demand.
    The Bishops demand.

  4. Semper Gumby says:

    Kathleen10: It’s a changed world indeed. Certainly there are bad days and human imperfections, but there is a plentiful inventory of leadership failures in the military and the Church these days.

  5. jflare29 says:

    I didn’t actually pay attention to that term “battle boo”. Sadly, …the definition I find rather matches the context. …and here I’d been thinking the drill sergeant simply came up with something that fit the rhyme….