The exclamation point is unjustly maligned these days (though I concede they quickly become tiresome from overuse), but it does serve at least one important function:
It transforms solemn Christian holidays into statements of surprise.
Holy Thursday! Good Friday!
And speaking of exclamations, if you’re looking to cuss up a storm old-school, check out this piece a friend hipped me to.
I think the Rex Iudaeorum would approve of a little Holy Week levity. At least I’m counting on Him having a healthy sense of humor.