Dialogue Mass: What's the point?
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If by Tradition you mean prior to Vatican II, people's participation was chaotic even then. Lots of devout had Missals and flipped pages trying to stay with the Priest, and I was one. As a grade schooler I'd follow the priest and even softly imitate him chanting the Gospel.That's where I got my basic training for Latin. In the very front pews were older women say the age of Lisa and Vox in black dresses in mourning, many husbands, sons, and brothers had died overseas, all saying their rosaries. I'm told this aggravated the priests hearing the clicking of the beads and the droning of Hail Marys during Mass. The Irish were silent, and loved Low Mass because it was short.
In those days it was a rag tag group of real diversity. You had the working poor mixed in with the middle class and Doctors, Lawyers, and Pols sprinkled in for seasoning. Oh and I almost forgot the folks watching the confessional to get in there before communion. On weekdays confessions were heard on and off during all 8 masses.

tim
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Re: Dialogue Mass: What's the point? - by Tim - 02-10-2014, 08:40 PM
Re: Dialogue Mass: What's the point? - by Tim - 02-10-2014, 10:44 PM
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