when he changes the title on his blog.
This just in from Michael Tinkler, our favorite cranky professor:
The 11:00 mass at St. Francis de Sales, Geneva, New York (http://www.genevarcc.org/) ends. I go to my car. The electronic carillon from Hell starts up – it’s playing “On the Street Where You Live.”
From Hell indeed! An electronic carillon is one thing, but some idiot programming it with pop tunes is another matter entirely. He’s probably hoping someone will open up a bar next door so he can be the world’s first carillon lounge
It never ceases to amaze me – whether or not it’s First Communion or Confirmation there is still some kid in a white tuxedo.
I’ll write about the Mass later. One thing really cheesed me – the Bishop thanked the different groups involved in preparing and executing the Mass. The last group he mentioned was the newly-formed Diocesan Choir. He spread it on really thick and everyone clapped. So much for storing riches up in Heaven by volunteering.
One last thing – a ton of people