. . . is the title of a comment in The Irish Catholic for May 22, 2014 by the fine liturgist and educator, Martin Browne, OSB, a monk of Glenstal Abbey. He speaks of the growing popularity in Ireland of the Easter Dawn Mass, something like the American Easter Sunrise Service, I take it. His conclusion:
People don’t come to a Dawn Mass because it is quick, easy or convenient. A Dawn Mass isn’t any of those things. It involves effort, loss of sleep and braving our unreliable climate. They come because it means something to them. How can we bridge the gap between that meaningful experience and what we do inside the walls of our churches?
This is worth thinking about.