Though we know so many of you are moved by the Spirit when the choir sings after Communion at Sunday liturgy, it is really not a time for clapping. The members of the choir and instrumentalists know that you support all their hard work, and we thank you for wanting to show your response at times. However, it is a time of reflection, and it would be best if we could just let the music be what it is supposed to be ... a prayer. Our choirs do work hard and are very dedicated to their ministry, but we would appre-ciate it if you just prayed the words to the music as we sing them.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Clapping At Mass
Some might applaud, figuratively, what our parish's Director of Liturgy and Music wrote [pdf] in last sunday's bulletin,