Anyhow, here is the quote. The time period is 1938 and the location is Cannes, France where Rose and her family were vacationing.
All went to church. Priest told Eunice that he was most appreciative of all the francs we give him as usually there are only the smallest coins in the collection. Says Mass very quickly. Mass and Benediction are finished in twenty-three minutes." * (my emphases)
Twenty-three minutes??? Including Benediction??? My my...
* Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.; Book Club Edition edition (1974)