One of our readers sent in a link to the Arlington Catholic Herald drawing attention to a most Catholic sight that has been all but banished from our Catholic parishes. One should ask "why?"
When an option becomes, in practice, enforced as if mandatory, the eclipse of such beautiful and venerable traditions becomes all too inevitable. And a clear preference of the universal Church is discarded in the process.
Recommended for your viewing:
Altar boys in procession at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Gainesville, Va.
(Many thanks to the Herald and to Debbie R.)