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Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby jcliff » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:16 pm

I'm just curious. Please don't let my question devolve into a space for Catholic vitriol.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby oneeyeddick » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:19 pm

Open your mouth and insert the Body of Christ.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:26 pm

lol. Naughty Naughty!
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Postby MOOP_Nazi » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:28 pm

jcliff wrote:I'm just curious. Please don't let my question devolve into a space for Catholic vitriol.


I promise you that every attempt will be made to keep the Catholics from spewing vitriol...

Wait...
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:40 pm

Where can and can't Catholics perform mass? Does the ground have to be consecrated? De-consecrated afterwards?
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Postby MOOP_Nazi » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:45 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Where can and can't Catholics perform mass? Does the ground have to be consecrated? De-consecrated afterwards?


They will be more than welcome in our camp - providing they clean up after themselves...

and have no Boas..

That would be bad...
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Sham » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:49 pm

This car has been on the playa several times, and I'm pretty sure that some sort of mass has taken place inside of this. The art car, Carthedral, is an awesome vehicle, and the owner Rebecca is a sweetie!

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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Nipple » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:49 pm

Cardinals have a lot of feathers.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Eric » Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:56 pm

and, since no ones tried to answer an honest question:

I haven't heard of a Catholic mass, but seeing as it would require a consecrated Priest to perform I would be surprised one had happened (I would also be surprised running into an Orthodox service). It would probably require the approval of a bishop as well. Lots of hoops on the Church side.

There are many religious services out there, but most of them of from traditions where lay-persons can lead them (not just Protestant branches, but Jewish, Islamic, and Eastern traditions).
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Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:11 pm

Nipple wrote:Cardinals have a lot of feathers.



LMAO!!! I just about peed my pants.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Bob » Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:15 pm

Yes, if you count the Aesthetic Meat Foundation.
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Postby unjonharley » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:04 pm

The year of the theme Beyond Belief there was a carthedral facade and mass was offered..
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Postby forty_eight » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:05 pm

The OP here would probably love to know, too:

http://forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=13137

lol

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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:54 am

i'm going to asssume it's a tipo, butt, i can persunelly tell you that there is an awfill lot of Catholic Ass on the playa.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby ygmir » Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:57 am

I got it wrong, too:

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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby unjonharley » Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:01 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:i'm going to asssume it's a tipo, butt, i can persunelly tell you that there is an awfill lot of Catholic Ass on the playa.


Now now Simmy,, Aren't they all sellabutt
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Isotopia » Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:59 pm

Can't answer for the status quo Catolics but if the OP is referring to priests I'm sure they'll be doing it as close to Kidsville as they can.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:35 pm

so a priest, a rabbi and a buddhist monk are in a huge uncontrolled burn in Kidsville, when the monk screams

"Brothers, we MUST SAVE THE CHILDREN!"

the rabbi yells back

"FUCK THE CHILDREN"


the priest asks

"Do you think we have time?"...
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby unjonharley » Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:45 pm

You guys are fucking rude.. I want you on my team
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby jcliff » Sat Oct 08, 2011 1:01 pm

Well, thank you for keeping the Catholic bashing to a humorous level rather than an outright slug-fest. I actually would love to see a Mass celebrated on the playa. I am a Catholic, but I don't subscribe to all the rules laid out by the Vatican. I've been lucky enough to participate in Masses in other countries, and they have been very different than the subduded liturgies that you see in the US....awesome music, dancing, speaking from the heart. I'm just curious to see what a Mass on the playa would be and who would show up for it.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Elderberry » Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:09 pm

jcliff wrote:Well, thank you for keeping the Catholic bashing to a humorous level rather than an outright slug-fest. I actually would love to see a Mass celebrated on the playa. I am a Catholic, but I don't subscribe to all the rules laid out by the Vatican. I've been lucky enough to participate in Masses in other countries, and they have been very different than the subduded liturgies that you see in the US....awesome music, dancing, speaking from the heart. I'm just curious to see what a Mass on the playa would be and who would show up for it.

Well, for that to happen, I guess the first thing you'd have to do is convince a priest to attend with you. Then you can setup a camp and hold a mass.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby gaminwench » Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:51 pm

it could be interesting...

we *might* convert a priest...
or at least broaden his outlook...
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Temperance Kitsune » Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:33 pm

now wondering about a gnostic mass........
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Postby ygmir » Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:34 pm

Temperance Kitsune wrote:now wondering about a gnostic mass........


is that something gnu?
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Postby Temperance Kitsune » Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:39 pm

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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Mojojita » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:16 pm

Eric wrote:and, since no ones tried to answer an honest question:

I haven't heard of a Catholic mass, but seeing as it would require a consecrated Priest to perform I would be surprised one had happened (I would also be surprised running into an Orthodox service). It would probably require the approval of a bishop as well. Lots of hoops on the Church side.

There are many religious services out there, but most of them of from traditions where lay-persons can lead them (not just Protestant branches, but Jewish, Islamic, and Eastern traditions).


I know a wonderful Orthodox priest who is a long time burner - stopped attending a few years ago due to health reasons. I'll check with him
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Elderberry » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:32 pm

Orthodox priests can have sex with women and get married.

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Eric wrote:and, since no ones tried to answer an honest question:

I haven't heard of a Catholic mass, but seeing as it would require a consecrated Priest to perform I would be surprised one had happened (I would also be surprised running into an Orthodox service). It would probably require the approval of a bishop as well. Lots of hoops on the Church side.

There are many religious services out there, but most of them of from traditions where lay-persons can lead them (not just Protestant branches, but Jewish, Islamic, and Eastern traditions).


I know a wonderful Orthodox priest who is a long time burner - stopped attending a few years ago due to health reasons. I'll check with him
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby MOOP_Czar » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:37 pm

Technically, they all "CAN" have sex with woemn and get married.

They choose not to.

Doesn' matter why they choose not to -

It is still a choice.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:07 pm

I think that past a certain level you have to be celibate in the Orthodox church. And of course the monks are celibate. Except Rasputin. I can't believe I'm mentioned Rasputin twice on this board in the past two or three days.
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Re: Has there ever been a Catholic Mass on the playa?

Postby Elderberry » Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:37 pm

All I know is that growing up all our priests were married and their wives were called "Matushka", which means mother. (you know, Priests were called "Father" so I guess calling their wives mother made sense.) So maybe they weren't supposed to have sex before marriage, but it obviously didn't preclude dating. Is that being celibate? Or are you saying "past a certain level" meaning like a Bishop or something? I really don't know about that; but if that were the case, marriage wouldn't be a very good career move.

theCryptofishist wrote:I think that past a certain level you have to be celibate in the Orthodox church. And of course the monks are celibate. Except Rasputin. I can't believe I'm mentioned Rasputin twice on this board in the past two or three days.
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