Thursday, January 23, 2014

A Liturgical Footnote

OK, people: who will be the first one to point out what's nostalgic about standing for the Gloria?

1 comment:

C. Wingate said...

For those who do not recall: in ancient days it was actually the custom to kneel for all prayer except from the Sursum Corda to the Sanctus. Therefore the people had to stand at the Gloria because they had just been kneeling for the Collect for Purity.