"Inside Catholic" cordially invited me — along with a gazillion others via email — to read, among articles, one by Mark Shea entitled "Those Angry Traditionalists."
A fan of Mark's, I nonetheless was less than impressed by this piece. On the other hand, his phrase "liturgical fussbudget" did get me thinking.
And so I ask you...what actually constitutes "Liturgical Fussbudgetary?" (And what does not?)
Me first. I think my objection to folks waving the "peace sign" mentioned below does constitute "liturgical fussbudgetary" (by the way, folks, I just made up this term so if your spell check goes wacky on it, don't worry). I mean, it's annoying, but that's about it.
On the other hand, I am not a liturgical fussbudget if I object to the celebrant leaving the sanctuary and glad-handing all the congregation. Why? Because he was told not to by his superiors.
What about you?
What objections do you have that makes you a liturgical fussbudget...and, in the same area, what objections are valid?
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