General Topics For Catholics – Articles

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It is offered both at weddings and funerals. In most places, it is available every day. But on Sunday, it is an obligation to attend.

We are speaking of what Catholics call the Mass, aka the Eucharist or the divine liturgy. For Catholics, there is no other religious service more important. But the majority of baptized Catholics around the world simply don’t see the need to attend.

The sacrifice that transcends time

Instinctively, those who believe in God know that they owe him worship. After all, we’ve received everything from him. So we ought to give him thanks and offer him a pleasing sacrifice

Really present in priest and people

It is true that God is present everywhere, including when we pray to him alone or when two or three of us gather in his name. However, 

We encounter Jesus, the living Word

Third, the Lord is present in the Eucharist in the Word of God. Some describe the Protestant Church as the church of the Bible and the Catholic Church as the church of 

This is my body, my blood

The final and most special way that the Lord is present in the Eucharist is in his Body and Blood, present to us under the sig

The feast of faith

The Eucharist is a meal. It’s the Lord’s Supper as well as a holy sacrificeChrist becomes present so that we can not only see him under the appearances of bread and wine but also receive him into ourselves. Very tangibly, he becomes our food

The Ten Most Common Liturgical Abuses

Disregarding the prescribed text of the Order of Mass
Interrupting the Mass

Omitting the penitential rite

Replacing or omitting the homily

Dictating posture

Dictating the manner of reception of the Eucharist

Ignoring rules for reception of the Eucharist

Holding hands during the Our Father

Performing liturgical dance

Closing the holy water fonts at some seasons