Bare arms, bare backs, the highest possible side slits in their dresses in order to provocatively reveal their upper thighs, these young women compose the new team of acolytes serving at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus in Joliet, Illinois.
At the recent Mass for the Franciscan Jubilee, they perfomed sensual contortions and dance steps up the main aisle and around the altar. They also brought up the chalices for the Offertory.
A clear desecration of the Holy Sacrifice and of the church, transforming it into something like a night club. Another sad but logical consequence of Vatican II and its Liturgical Reform.