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FAQ: Why do Catholics have to go to Mass on Sunday? Why not Monday?

FAQ: Why do Catholics have to go to Mass on Sunday? Why not Monday?

In the Old Testament God commanded his people to keep holy the Sabbath. The Church, which is the new People of God, observes Sunday as the Sabbath in commemoration of the Resurrection of Christ which happened on a Sunday. We keep holy our Sabbath by attending Mass and in this way obeying Christ’s commandment at the last supper: “Do this in memory of me.”

Faith Magazine

September-October 2016

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