Priest On Hoverboard Suspended By Church #Hoverboard #Priest
The priest, who has not been named, can be seen sailing up and down aisles as churchgoers in Laguna province applaud.
“That was wrong,” the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Pablo said in a statement on its Facebook page.
It said he greeted people and sang a Christmas song on the hoverboard and he was now out of the parish to “reflect”.
“The Eucharist demands utmost respect and reverence. It is the Church’s highest form of worship, not a personal celebration where one can capriciously introduce something to get attention,” the diocese statement said.
It added that the priest saw the incident as a “wake up call”.
A version of the video was uploaded by traditionalist Catholic group Novus Ordoonto its Facebook page and was widely shared, but it has drawn a mixed reaction on Facebook.
“Complete and total disrespect not only for the Lord but also for the salvation of all those poor souls,” said Scott LaLonde. “To top it off he couldn’t even sing.”
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