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Sunday, May 28, 2023

Easter Laughter

 Easter laughter, I've heard, stems from the Middle Ages.  The people from that time viewed the resurrection as a joke played on satan.  Jesus redeemed us.  Death is overcoming.

To highlight this view, priest at Mass would tell jokes.  Another story is that the Eucharist ministers would hide behind the altar and laugh and laugh and laugh.  This made the congregation laugh.  That's the point.

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