Super-arch

[soopuh – arr-ch]

adjective

The highest possible level of affected piety.  Seen exclusively on Songs of Praise, presumably after 17 rehearsals of the same song have murdered any true enthusiasm for the content.

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Cantor

[kan-tuh]

Adjective

The sound of a toy car being whizzed along a pew by a child.

quaresimal

[kwar-ess-i-muhl]

adjective

Descriptive of the partially concealed disdain exhibited by an elderly buttress, when discussing certain changes in the church at large.  Usually borne out of sixty years of cyclical experience of similar changes.

“You meet in a school do you, dear?  That’s nice.”