15 Typical Excuses People Give For Not Going To Mass…And How To Respond!

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It’s all too easy to find some reason not to go to Mass. All of us probably have at least one good excuse that we could use to try to justify skipping Mass, but the Mass is the greatest gift that God has given to us.

Today’s post takes a look at some of the most typical excuses and offers a few ways of responding to each one.

15 Typical Excuses for Not Going to Mass (Answered!)

Dear friends, we don’t ever thank the Lord enough for the gift He has given us in the Eucharist! It is a very great gift and that is why it is so important to go to Mass on Sunday. Go to Mass not just to pray, but to receive Communion, the bread that is the Body of Jesus Christ who saves us, forgives us, unites us to the Father. It is a beautiful thing to do! And we go to Mass every Sunday because that is the day of the resurrection of the Lord. That is why Sunday is so important to us.Pope Francis




 

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