Totally pater noster vs ave maria
We had a guy that would put a great deal of effort into Easter services, with little kids acting out the passion (to music). It was obviously one of the highlights of his year, he'd be frantically running around and acting out all the parts from the wings. Semi-creepy lols.
― badg, Wednesday, 22 October 2008 06:16 (eleven years ago) link
at aforementioned church gig i had to section lead a bunch of church ladies trying to sing the fauré requiem for good friday. megalol$.
― highly theoretical, of course. (tehresa), Wednesday, 22 October 2008 06:19 (eleven years ago) link
oh god, catholic moment. here i am sitting in my underwear and stained t-shirt i've been wearing all week chugging cheap super-alcohol polish beer, stuffing salt and vinegar chips down my throat, and I suddenly think, "is this how god owuld want to see you?" and I'd be like " waoh too much"
― burt_stanton, Wednesday, 22 October 2008 06:33 (eleven years ago) link
Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.
― System, Tuesday, 28 October 2008 00:01 (eleven years ago) link
Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.
― System, Wednesday, 29 October 2008 00:01 (eleven years ago) link
Our organist watched too many Vincent Price movies.
― ☑ (Pleasant Plains), Wednesday, 29 October 2008 02:34 (eleven years ago) link
My dad would turn around in the pew and flash him dirty looks, hoping that the organist would see my dad in his little rear view mirror from up in the balcony.
― ☑ (Pleasant Plains), Wednesday, 29 October 2008 02:35 (eleven years ago) link
Ave ave maria
― badg, Wednesday, 29 October 2008 03:06 (eleven years ago) link
my pary are with the father
― harbl, Sunday, 29 November 2009 18:12 (ten years ago) link
― velko, Sunday, 29 November 2009 18:17 (ten years ago) link
Grew up eating dinners at my catholic grandma's house (the one who is convinced I'm gay and 'ruined' by mom's Lutheranism), and for the longest time I just did not realize there were actually words in pre-meal grace instead of a v hastily recited string of syllables.
― ENERGY FOOD (en i see kay), Sunday, 29 November 2009 18:40 (ten years ago) link
my mom just sent me a box of stuff and included a rosary given to me by my kindergarten teacher upon making my first confession or something. weird....
― tehresa, Sunday, 29 November 2009 19:45 (ten years ago) link
as it was in the beginningis nowand ever shall be
― kind of shrill and very self-righteous (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 29 July 2010 20:17 (nine years ago) link
I guess it's most appropriate for this thread to end with that ^^, BUT, inspired by people's random recollections upthread, here are two memories I have from attending church/mass when I was growing up
-this one parishioner would wear all green every week, including green socks, green shoes(!), etc.
-one week there was a young guest priest from some other part of the country saying the mass, and he began the homily with "now, what i'm going to talk about is something that we might tend to avoid talking about, but it's important to address..." i thought that he was maybe going to speak about pro-life blah blah blah or tithing or something. instead he launches into a looooong tirade concerning the evils of...masturbation! "THAT GUILT IS THERE FOR A REASON!"
― dell (del), Saturday, 28 August 2010 13:02 (nine years ago) link
Did people in this go to church in the 1950s or something? Ave Maria and pater noster were always referred to as hail mary and our father in my school /church.
― Efraqueen Juárez (jim in glasgow), Saturday, 28 August 2010 16:10 (nine years ago) link
bummed that I missed this poll though I would have voted hail mary anyway
Salve Regina needs more love though
Hail, Holy Queen, mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this, our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.
V. Pray for us, O holy mother of God:
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray:Almighty and everlasting God, by the cooperation of the Holy Spirit thou hast prepared the body and soul of Mary, glorious Virgin and Mother, to become the worthy habitation of Thy Son; Grant that by her gracious intercession, in whose commemoration we rejoice, we may be delivered from present evils and from everlasting death. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
V. May divine assistance remain with us always.
"To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve"? that is the good sweet stuff right there imo
― gross rainbow of haerosmith (underrated aerosmith albums I have loved), Saturday, 28 August 2010 16:30 (nine years ago) link
to this day i still can't parse these lines satisfactorily:
"angel of god, my guardian dear, to whom god's love commits me here"
i am here, committed by god's love to the guardian angel? wait, what?
― dell (del), Saturday, 28 August 2010 16:48 (nine years ago) link
huh, that is a nice prayer, underrated
― dell (del), Saturday, 28 August 2010 16:51 (nine years ago) link
also, what is up with people who were raised catholic being able to sniff each other out in uncanny fashion? i've dated shedsfull of catholics, and sprinklings of jews, hindus, even the occasional entirely godless HEATHEN, but almost no protestants
― dell (del), Saturday, 28 August 2010 16:56 (nine years ago) link