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1697: St Luke's, Sedona, Arizona, USA

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10 July 2012

The name Ship of Fools may indicate that religion is not taken seriously, but rather mocked.

The Mystery Worshipper of St Luke’s, Sedona, AZ, did not clearly say that she had visited the church on Good Friday, a working day for most. Only on this day of the year mainly silence is kept – including the silence of the music – in order to signify the biblical event which may make us speechless.

Should not reporting Mystery Worshippers state major facts?


Amanda B. Reckondwythe replies:

The report clearly identifies the date and time of the service. "Good Friday" is mentioned. Miss Amanda knows that silence is kept on Good Friday, and nothing in the report was critical or mocking of the silence. In fact, Miss Amanda described the service as "stately and glorious."

As for it being a working day, the rector could have scheduled the service for any time he wished if he expected a larger congregation than three little old ladies.

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