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Prayer At The Prytania

Father Jerry doing breathing exercises during the mass

Hi all, I have been away from the keys most of today out running errands to prepare for my return to Budapest next week. A priest friend sent me this while I was away, and man, it is something else. It’s been a long time since I invoked the Prytania Theater, where Ignatius J. Reilly used to go to see movies, but this Baby Boomer Catholic priest calls for it, and then some. Behold:

And this fuller version:

Hey, at least he’s not speaking Latin and facing east!

You can hear more from this musically gifted showbiz cleric at the iTunes store:

Seriously, I bet Father Jerry is quite popular with his flock. It is very hard to grasp, though, how the Pope will let the Father Jerrys do these California dreamin’ liturgies, but finds the Tridentine mass intolerable.

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. A veteran of three decades of magazine and newspaper journalism, he has also written three New York Times bestsellers—Live Not By Lies, The Benedict Option, and The Little Way of Ruthie Lemingas well as Crunchy Cons and How Dante Can Save Your Life. Dreher lives in Baton Rouge, La.

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