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Monday, 13 April 2015

Hmmmm Need some statistics...

I decided to do a pictorial study of whether more men attended Mass pre-Vatican II. As there are no hard statistics to be found, I thought at least photos would reveal something.

Let me start with the famous 1959 painting by Rockwell. "Sunday Morning"--pre-Vat. II.

Mexicans worshipping without priests, 1926

Wedding, 1947

Wedding, 1930s

Coming out of Mass, 1930s

Wedding, 1950

Wedding, 1950

Wedding, 1960

Special Mass, 1958 with priests and sems, check out laity

Mass, 1950s

And just for the heck of it, a Lutheran church, 1930s