I'd imagine that most of you liturgy-minded folks out there have never considered how the use of certain farm implements might complement the liturgy.
Well, back before I began my studies in liturgy here at The Liturgical Institute, I celebrated a wedding Mass for a couple of my parishioners at my little country parish. The groom, a farmer, had come up with a clever and entertaining way to make use of his tractor for the special day.
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After the Nuptial Mass, the bride and groom made their way to their conveyance:
OK, so the tractor wasn't actually used in the liturgy, but the phrase "Liturgical Tractor" does have a compelling kind of ring, doesn't it?
If you can think of, or know of, any other liturgical uses for agricultural implementa, I'd love to hear about it!