Monday of Holy Week has dawned.
When I walked out the door of my home here in Chicago this morning, this was the scene that greeted me:
I felt like singing "The Snow Lay on the Ground" instead of "Were You There?"
Before the reading of the Passion on Palm Sunday this past weekend, the celebrant of the Mass accounced, "The reading of the Passion is lengthy. For those of you who find standing for a long period of time a challenge, please free to be seated."
I was not at my home parish, but at a Saturday evening Mass in a nearby parish (my parish does not have a Saturday anticipated Mass). There was a large number (50%) of elderly people at Mass. One person sat down about half way through the reading of the Passion.
How did things go in your parish with regard to the posture of the assembly during the proclamation of the Passion?
Gotta sing. Gotta pray.