May 18, 2012

Liturgical Kludgery: The Utility of Paper Clips

Paper clips are very versatile. Since they can can be had in different colors, they are eminently useful for liturgical kludges.

Here a rubric red (apologies for the redundancy) paper clip affixes the rarely heard nuptial hanc igitur to the Roman Canon:






















For a portable photocopy of the Exsultet, a paper clip of Easter white:






















And when the zipper pull on my everyday alb broke after six years of dutiful service, the same baptismal paper clip stepped in to keep things running. Dealba me, Domine.


3 comments:

Barb, ofs said...

This is like Catholic Lifehacker! :)

Brother Charles said...

That's quite the compliment! :)

-Lou (Louis) said...

Hahahahaha

That is fantastic, Father!

-Lou