Twelve Things I Like About the Novus Ordo Mass
Q: What’s the difference between a terrorist and a liturgist?
A: You can negotiate with a terrorist.
The old chestnut used to be applied to the trendy former priests who became liturgy directors of parishes after they married a nun, who were intent on introducing folk masses, felt banners, flying saucer type churches and happy clappy music. However, in the present day when devotees of the extraordinary form of the Mass seem to be gathering muster, the old joke now seems to apply equally well to some traditionalist liturgists. They know what’s right and you’d better not stand in their way!