Ah, Holy Week. Ah, tradition. How many of these ancient rituals do you follow in your parish?
Confession Line Noisemaker
A middle aged Knights-of-Columbus-type with an expression of bland good cheer on his face will station himself at the end of the pew closest to the confessional to perform the following traditional chant, to the accompaniment of clattering car keys, while you are trying to examine your conscience:
ff, rubato, un poco agitato:
JINGLE, JINGLE, JINGLE
harumph, harumph, harumph
mutter mutter JINGLE JINGLE
cough cough cough
Hey, hey, how's it going? How's it going? How's the wife?
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