Question of the Day for Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Q. Why do some Catholics seem more attracted to Benediction than to Mass?
A. Here’s a reply from OSV columnist Msgr. M. Francis Mannion:
Benediction should always be seen as a prolongation of the Mass and as preparing for the next occasion on which the Mass is celebrated.
Beyond this, I would propose the following general principle: The style of the celebration of Benediction is characterized by elements that are often missing in the celebration of Mass.
Read the rest of the answer at Our Sunday Visitor: http://www.osv.com/TCANav/TCAQuestionoftheDay/April8122013/tabid/8706/Default.aspx