This is kind of funny coming from Stephen Colbert who is a practicing Catholic although I suspect with some cafeteria tendencies.
But I can't help but wonder when a comedian mocks the style of music that most of us who are now in our 50's and 60's remember from the good old days of the 1960's and 70's if there is not a correlation between the silliness that this music inspires and the loss of Catholic faith of so many today of my generation and their children who have loss the faith too.
Who would take the Catholic Church seriously with this kind of music that leads to this kind of caricature, funny as it is. Funny is the answer and reverence and funny do not really walk hand in hand.
Now the music isn't that bad if it wasn't in a liturgical setting. In fact I had forgotten the Our Father song that was sung as a popular song on the top 40 charts back in the 1970's. Many were glad to hear a religious song on rock and roll radio stations. But then we started singing it at Mass where the melody just didn't belong. But I haven't heard it in years, but hearing it here brought back a flood of memories both warm hearted and yucky: