Beautiful as it is
Afterwards the celebrant said to him, "I hope that you were not bored".
The Cardinal replied, "No, not at all".
"It did not go on too long for you then? Perhaps you think we might modernise it or make it simpler", the celebrant asked.
"No", replied the Cardinal. "It should stay exactly as it is. It is very beautiful".
So the celebrant said, "So why did you do all that you have done to your Mass then"?
- excerpt from homily given at a Mass on the Isle of Wight
Pretty illustrative, no?