When the topic of clown Masses is brought up on other blogs, there are some who insist that these no longer take place. Well, wishful thinking, I'm afraid.
This sort of thing really calls into question the seriousness of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass when celebrated in such an inane way.
These pictures were first posted on Rorate Caeli. The following are pictures from a Mass celebrated a few days ago by Archbishop Giancarlo Maria Bregantini of the Archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano, Italia.
Is the Mass suppose to be cute? Is this Archbishop cute? Heaven spare us!
Could you imagine anyone trying to do this in the Extraordinary Form of the Mass--most of us would say, no, that Mass is too serious!