May 26, 2020

Michael Pakaluk, professor, ethics and social philosophy, published commentary on The Catholic Thing about what we can learn from video Masses about Mass and how it does not substitute for an in person Mass.

..."First off, the lockdowns teach that the Mass is essentially a sacrifice offered by the priest, and the participation of the laity, although good for the integrity of the offering, does not pertain to its essence.  It must be a sacrifice: it may additionally be a communal meal or a celebration."...

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