Gaudete Mass in Ottawa. No rose vestments here. Not even violet. Not even a chasuble. The celebrant introduced himself as "Jack" and shared that Advent was about "sharing." Too funny, but sad, too.
Would be nice to see a memo from the Congregazione Per Il Culto Divino putting an end to glass chalices once and for all (at this "gathering" there were two), and an end to the bread basket paten.
Not to beat a dead horse, but interesting to note the lack of dogma in modern sermons. Young people have an insatiable desire to know exactly what the Catholic Church teaches, while we are still feeding them babble about how "feelings" are special and important. Shenanigans.
And will the real Vatican II please stand up? Here's a verbatim quote: "In addition they [clerics] must learn how to observe liturgical laws" (SC, 17).