Need to vent about the NO Mass - It's such a frustration
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(08-02-2011, 10:31 AM)cgraye Wrote: At my NO parish there is a "youth Mass" or whatever with guitars and such.  The normal music group was all going to be away the weekend before last, so I was asked to fill in.  I said I would be happy to, but that I would not play any of their normal music because I found it inappropriate for the Church's public worship and that I would play the organ and use the normal music used at the other Sunday Masses.  They said that would be fine, they were just glad to have music at the Mass.  And you know what?  No one came.  There couldn't have been more than fifty people there, when there are usually four or five hundred people there.

But how old are the normal attendees? At St Peter's the Mass was well attended, by older people who were too lazy to get out of bed on Sunday morning, had been at the lake all weekend or had an early football game to watch. It just wasn't attended by the 'youth' to which it was aimed.
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