Soldiers attend Mass inside cathedral desecrated by Maute

MANILA— A Mass attended by government troops was held at the St. Mary’s Cathedral for the first time on Sunday since the takeover of Marawi City by Islamic State-aligned Maute group. Presided by a military chaplain, the 7am Eucharistic celebration went on as gunfire and explosions were heard outside the cathedral where walls and roof […]

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The Deal with the Eucharistic Fast

By: Fr. Charles Grondin  Full Question Is it a sin if one does not fast before receiving the Eucharist? Answer The essence of sin is not the mere breaking of a law but in the attitude that leads to the breaking of the law (Mark 9:15). The eucharistic fast is in place to help us appreciate […]

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WHY DO CATHOLICS NO LONGER GO TO MASS?

Reasons and Answers: 1. They Find the Mass Boring – The Mass is not boring, it is solemn. It was instituted by Jesus at the Last Supper, the First Mass and the model that the Church follows in her liturgy because of her desire to be Faithful to Christ and his Apostles. Let us just […]

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