It’s a Catholic Thing.

This was a particularly Catholic thing. Attending Anglican services in Ireland I always found myself impatient and the ponderous pace. I would be professing my faith in the Holy Catholic Church, the Communion of Saints and the Forgiveness of Sins while the rest of the congregation were still Descending into Hell.

— “Peregrinus”, in a discussion of priests who “gallop through the Mass” @ Sentire Cum Ecclesia.

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