Bored at Mass?

Feeling “Bored at Mass?”

Many Catholics haven’t had the opportunity to really learn what’s happening at Mass… By journeying through understanding the parts of the Mass, you will find new excitement in this joyful and meaningful celebration of our Faith every Sunday (or every day)!

Today’s Bored at Mass feature: Where did the Mass come from?

The Mass finds its origins 2,000 years ago, at the Last Supper, when Jesus and His disciples celebrated the Passover meal. “Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, ‘Take, eat; this is my body…’” (see Matthew 26:26-28). Jesus reminded the disciples, “Do this in remembrance of me” (1 Corinthians 11: 24, 25). Jesus’ followers then began to celebrate the sacrifice of the Mass, culminating in the Holy Eucharist as Jesus instructed them to do…and the celebration has continued to this day in the Catholic Church.

Read what some of the Early Church Fathers had to say about the Mass.

Catholics Come Home Lost & Found Tip: Next time you go to Mass, remember where it all started—with Jesus, 2,000 years ago. Take time to realize how amazing it is to be able to participate in the sacrificial meal and heavenly banquet…Jesus saves a seat just for you!

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