C’mon, fess up. How many of you are doing a Pentecost vigil in your parish this Saturday? Fr Bosco Peters has some resources at this link. And by vigil, I mean the proper readings, not just doused lights.
Anybody daring enough to include all four Old Testament readings? Genesis 11:1-9; Exodus 19:3-8a, 16-20b; Ezekiel 37:1-14; Joel 3:1-5 with accompanying psalms (33, 103, 51, and 104, I think) and prayers. (It would sure make some inattentive Catholics think they had stumbled into an Easter Vigil.)
Over on the left, is B16 with everybody’s favorite liturgist and somebody wearing the red.
Need I ask if anybody is asking the whole parish to dress up in red? Serving birthday cake instead of donuts? Releasing white pigeons into the skies above your steeple?
If you were in the purple chair, how would you enhance your parish’s liturgical observance of Pentecost?