“The musicians and the singers
should not be placed in the sanctuary.”
(Concerts in Churches, Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, 1987,paragraph III.10.e.)
|An appropriate vestment for the altar.|
Sure, they’re not all on the same level – some are more important than others. But they still exist. Are rules, even in the Church, “meant to be broken?”
|See that stack of papers? Notes, announcements, Mass intentions, etc...|
on the altar...all the time.
|Granny's breakfast nook table cloth?|
|Now that is one plain backdrop. Oh...it's the ALTAR?|
|The ubiquitous kindergarten altar "decor"|
Have I made a dent in that brick wall yet? I know my head is hurting!
Let us pray that the light goes on soon, and the glory of the altar is revealed to those who fail to see it now. Some of them just don't know any better.